Vulnerability: Flaw found in zlib compression library

A vulnerability discovered in the zlib decompression algorithm could affect applications that use the code library. An attacker could pass a specially-crafted block of invalid compressed data to a program using zlib, causing a denial-of-service attack or even allowing the attacker to run arbitrary code on the affected machine. For more, go to http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-07.html

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