Vulnerability identifier: #VU61671
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when compressing data. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application, trigger memory corruption and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
Zlib: 126.96.36.199 - 1.2.11
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?