Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libz-mingw-w64 (DLA-2993-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 weeks ago

Modified

Modified

2 weeks ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libz-mingw-w64' package(s) announced via the DLA-2993-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

One security issue has been found in a compression library libz-mingw-w64. Danilo Ramos discovered that incorrect memory handling in libz-mingw-w64's deflate handling could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if specially crafted input is processed.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libz-mingw-w64' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.11+dfsg-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libz-mingw-w64 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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