Out-of-Bounds Affecting zlib package, versions <0:1.2.11-18.el8_5



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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7.5 high
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Red Hat
8.2 high
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8.1 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-ZLIB-2434351
  • published 28 Mar 2022
  • disclosed 20 Apr 2018

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 zlib to version 0:1.2.11-18.el8_5 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream zlib package and not the zlib package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

zlib before 1.2.12 allows memory corruption when deflating (i.e., when compressing) if the input has many distant matches.