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[SA16307] Gentoo update for Compress-Zlib

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Mon Aug 01 2005 - 07:14:11 CDT


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TITLE:
Gentoo update for Compress-Zlib

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16307

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16307/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
System access, DoS

WHERE:
From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Gentoo Linux 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/339/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for Compress-Zlib. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable
system.

For more information:
SA15949
SA16137

SOLUTION:
Update to "dev-perl/Compress-Zlib-1.35" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200508-01.xml

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

SA16137:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16137/

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