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[SA15972] Red Hat update for zlib

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Thu Jul 07 2005 - 04:08:26 CDT


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TITLE:
Red Hat update for zlib

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA15972

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/15972/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 4
http://secunia.com/product/4670/
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 4
http://secunia.com/product/4668/
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 4
http://secunia.com/product/4669/

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has issued an update for zlib. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct a DoS (Denial
of Service) against a vulnerable application, or potentially to
execute arbitrary code.

For more information:
SA15949

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available from Red Hat Network.
http://rhn.redhat.com/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-569.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA15949:
http://secunia.com/advisories/15949/

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