SuSE9 Security Update : zlib (YOU Patch Number 10347)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41078


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


The previous zlib update for CVE-2005-2096 fixed a flaw in zlib that could allow a carefully crafted compressed stream to crash an application. While the original patch corrected the reported overflow, Markus Oberhumer discovered additional ways a stream could trigger an overflow.

This security update fixes this problem.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-1849.


Apply YOU patch number 10347.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41078

File Name: suse9_10347.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1849, CVE-2005-2096