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Bug 167298 - CAN-2005-1849 Zlib Compression Library Decompression Denial of Service
CAN-2005-1849 Zlib Compression Library Decompression Denial of Service
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 162680
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: zlib (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2005-09-01 09:22 EDT by John Dalbec
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-02 10:11:52 EDT
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Description John Dalbec 2005-09-01 09:22:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
05.30.28 CVE: CAN-2005-1849
Platform: Cross Platform
Title: Zlib Compression Library Decompression Denial of Service
Description: The Zlib compression library is an open source library
designed for fast compression and decompression of data. It is
susceptible to a denial of service vulnerability. This issue is due to
a failure of the library to properly handle unexpected input to its
decompression routines. Various operating systems using the Zlib
library are reported to be affected.
Ref: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openbsd-security-announce&m=112208705631203&w=2 

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Comment 1 David Eisenstein 2005-09-02 09:38:37 EDT
John - Can you go ahead and close this bug and mark it a duplicate of bug 162680?
The CAN-2005-1849 issue has already been patched.  See Bug #162680 comment 12.

Oh - if you were opening this bug for RedHat 7.3, I believe RH73 uses zlib
version 1.1.4, which is not vulnerable to CAN-2005-1849, AFAICT.

Comment 2 John Dalbec 2005-09-02 10:11:52 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 162680 ***

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