CVS Home Information for VU#680620

zlib inflate() routine vulnerable to buffer overflow

Status

Affected

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Addendum

From the CVS version 1.12.13 NEWS file:

    CVS now uses version 1.2.3 of the ZLib compression libraries in order to avoid two recently announced security vulnerabilities in them.  Both may be used for denial of service attacks and one may reportedly allow execution of arbitrary code, though this is not confirmed.  Please see the CERT vulnerabilities advisories #238678 <http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/238678> & #680620 <http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/680620> for more.

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