Debian DSA-740-1 : zlib - remote denial of service
High Nessus Plugin ID 18632
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionAn error in the way zlib handles the inflation of certain compressed files can cause a program which uses zlib to crash when opening an invalid file.
This problem does not affect the old stable distribution (woody).
SolutionUpgrade the zlib package.
For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.2-4.sarge.1.