Bug 622781 - zlib has fence-post error in adler32_combine
zlib has fence-post error in adler32_combine
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: zlib (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
Petr Sklenar
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Blocks: GSS_6_2_PROPOSED 697582
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Reported: 2010-08-10 08:09 EDT by Martin Poole
Modified: 2011-09-19 06:28 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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Clone Of: 622779
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Last Closed: 2011-07-13 04:38:34 EDT
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Description Martin Poole 2010-08-10 08:09:55 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #622779 +++

Description of problem:

zlib as shipped has a fence-post error in the adler32_combine routine which can occasionally result in an incorrect checksum being calculated

This has been corrected in zlib-1.2.4

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

zlib-1.2.3-3


upstream changelog simply reads

  "- Fix bug in adler32_combine() [Zhu]"


--- Additional comment from mpoole@redhat.com on 2010-08-10 08:07:35 EDT ---

Created an attachment (id=437860)
patch for adler32_combine bug
Comment 3 Suzanne Yeghiayan 2011-02-15 16:41:47 EST
This issue was proposed for RHEL 6.1 FasTrack but did not get resolved in time.
It has been moved to RHEL 6.2 FasTrack.
Comment 5 Suzanne Yeghiayan 2011-02-15 17:05:14 EST
This issue was proposed for RHEL 6.1 FasTrack but did not get resolved in time.
It has been moved to RHEL 6.2 FasTrack.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2011-07-13 04:38:34 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2011-0931.html

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