SuSE9 Security Update : zlib (YOU Patch Number 10347)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The previous zlib update for CVE-2005-2096 fixed a flaw in zlib that
could allow a carefully crafted compressed stream to crash an
application. While the original patch corrected the reported overflow,
Markus Oberhumer discovered additional ways a stream could trigger an

This security update fixes this problem.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-1849.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 10347.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41078 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1849

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