openSUSE Security Update : zlib (openSUSE-2017-46)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for zlib fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-9843: Big-endian out-of-bounds pointer

- CVE-2016-9842: Undefined Left Shift of Negative Number

- CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-9841: Out-of-bounds pointer
arithmetic in inftrees.c (bsc#1003579)

- Incompatible declarations for external linkage function
deflate (bsc#1003577)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected zlib packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96376 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9840

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