[lug] And now zlib...
stimits at idcomm.com
Mon Mar 11 16:54:19 MST 2002
"Scott A. Herod" wrote:
> Redhat is suggesting that everyone upgrade zlib plus numerous packages
> that statically linked against it due to a potential remote exploit.
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I have a feeling that malformed images that crash some browsers would be
fixed with this, and that the biggest reason for the fix wouldn't be
security, but simply stability. There are a lot of improperly terminated
images on the web which were not created that way on purpose, yet they
would probably crash the browser anyway.
D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com
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