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SuSE: zlib-devel 1.2.1-70.12

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/06/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/08/2005
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

zlib 1.2 and later versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted compressed stream with an incomplete code description of a length greater than 1, which leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using a crafted PNG file.

Solution(s)

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– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

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