Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : zlib (MDKSA-2004:090)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 14679
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionDue to a Debian bug report, a Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in the zlib compression library versions 1.2.x, in the inflate() and inflateBack() functions. Older versions of zlib are not affected.
Once the updated packages have been installed, all programs linked against zlib must be restarted for the new packages to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected zlib1 and / or zlib1-devel packages.