Slackware current : zlib upgrade fixes vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 54856


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New zlib packages are available to fix a security problem which may impact programs that link with zlib.


Update the affected zlib package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 54856

File Name: Slackware_71f7d1b9e92892afe25858976390bd22.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/28

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:zlib, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2002/03/11