Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2993-1 libz-mingw-w64 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-25032.
More information:

One security issue has been found in a compression library libz-mingw-w64.

Danilo Ramos discovered that incorrect memory handling in libz-mingw-w64's deflate handling could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if specially crafted input is processed.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.11+dfsg-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libz-mingw-w64 packages.

For the detailed security status of libz-mingw-w64 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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