Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2085-1 zlib -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Jan 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843.
- More information:
Several issues have been found in zlib, a compression library. They are basically about improper big-endian CRC calculation, improper left shift of negative integers and improper pointer arithmetic.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your zlib packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS