Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : zlib (MDKSA-2005:112)
High Nessus Plugin ID 18649
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionTavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Security Project discovered a vulnerability in zlib where a certain data stream would cause zlib to corrupt a data structure, resulting in the linked application to dump core.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected zlib1 and / or zlib1-devel packages.