Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 02:29:27 +0000 From: "Adler, Mark" <madler@...mni.caltech.edu> To: Petr Štetiar <ynezz@...e.cz> CC: "oss-security@...ts.openwall.com" <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: zlib memory corruption on deflate (i.e. compress) Petr, Yes, I will release develop to master. I need to do some portability testing first. Mark > On Mar 23, 2022, at 10:43 PM, Petr Štetiar <ynezz@...e.cz> wrote: > > Tavis Ormandy <taviso@...il.com> [2022-03-23 20:49:49]: > > [ adding Mark to the Cc: loop ] > > Hi, > >> Greetings list, I was recently trying to track down a reproducible crash >> in a compressor. Believe it or not, it really was a bug in >> zlib-1.2.11 when compressing (not decompressing!) certain inputs. > > thank you for letting us know! > >> I reported it upstream, but it turns out the issue has been public since >> 2018, but the patch never made it into a release. As far as I know, >> nobody ever assigned it a CVE. >> >> https://github.com/madler/zlib/commit/5c44459c3b28a9bd3283aaceab7c615f8020c531 >> >> As far as I can tell, no distros have picked this up. > > It's mostly due to the fact, that AFAIK it has never hit the release. Mark, > would it be please possible to do another point release with that security > fix included? Thanks! > > Cheers, > > Petr
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