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This update for zlib fixes the following issues : - CVE-2016-9843: Big-endian out-of-bounds pointer (bsc#1013882) - CVE-2016-9842: Undefined Left Shift of Negative Number (bsc#1003580) CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-9841: Out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c (bsc#1003579) Incompatible declarations for external linkage function deflate (bsc#1003577) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product : SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-3=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-3=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-3=1 To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.