libpng.org Information for VU#238678

The zlib compression library is vulnerable to a denial-of-service condition

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Applications should upgrade to zlib-1.2.2 when it becomes available,or apply the [ZLib.org's] patch. If they are using shared libraries that is sufficient, but if they are using static libraries then they need to rebuild libpng and their applications with a patched static zlib.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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