[pptp-server] Kernel panic with 2.4.17-2.4.19pre2 + Win98 client

Nate Carlson natecars at real-time.com
Fri Mar 15 10:35:24 CST 2002

On 15 Mar 2002, R. de Vroede wrote:
> Hmm. Just maybe.... Check this out (Quote-malformed set of compressed
> data-Unquote): *** {02.10.014} Cross - zlib double free decompression
> bug
> zlib library prior to version 1.1.4 contains a bug that could allow a
> particularly malformed set of compressed data to execute arbitrary
> code. All programs that use zlib are vulnerable. Programs could
> include SSH, GPG and VNC.


Hmm, yeah, it's a possiblity.

I'll try patching the kernel and such, see if it makes a difference..

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