openSUSE Security Update : zlib (openSUSE-2016-1499)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for zlib fixes the following issues :

- Remove incompatible declarations of 'struct
internal_state' (boo#1003577)

- Avoid out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c
(boo#1003579, CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841)

- Avoid left-shift with negative number (boo#1003580,

- Avoid undefined behaviour in pointer arithmetic on
powerpc (boo#1013882, CVE-2016-9843)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected zlib packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95975 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9840

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