Libgcrypt Information for VU#238678

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


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

Libgcrypt does not use zlib, thus it is not affected. GnuPG comes with an included version of zlib, currently at version 1.1.4. According to versions prior to 1.2.0 of zlib are not affected by this vulnerability. Thus there should be no problem with GnuPG.

Vendor Information

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