Updated: zlib-1.2.2-2

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Sat Jul 9 05:21:00 GMT 2005


The zlib package has been updated to version 1.2.2-2. zlib is a
standard lossless compression library.   This is a security bugfix release.

CHANGES:

Includes patch for security issue can-2005-2096 "Buffer overflow in zlib 
1.2 and later versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of 
service (crash) via a crafted compressed stream,"


-- 
Charles Wilson
zlib volunteer maintainer for cygwin


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


*** CYGWIN-ANNOUNCE UNSUBSCRIBE INFO ***

If you want to unsubscribe from the cygwin-announce mailing list, look
at the "List-Unsubscribe: " tag in the email header of this message.
Send email to the address specified there.  It will be in the format:


cygwin-announce-unsubscribe-you=yourdomain.com@cygwin.com

If you need more information on unsubscribing, start reading here:

http://sources.redhat.com/lists.html#unsubscribe-simple

Please read *all* of the information on unsubscribing that is available
starting at the above URL.



More information about the Cygwin-announce mailing list