Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in zlib, the worst of which could allow attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||sys-libs/zlib on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.2.9|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.2.9|
zlib is a widely used free and patent unencumbered data compression library.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in zlib. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All zlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/zlib-1.2.9"
January 23, 2017
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