Re: Windows binary of "GSview 4.8" contain vulnerable zlib (CAN-2005-2096) Oct 29 2007 09:04PM
Stefan Kanthak (stefan kanthak nexgo de) (1 replies)
I wrote Sunday, October 21, 2007 2:18 PM:

> Anonymous <farion42 (at) yahoo (dot) de [email concealed]> wrote Saturday, October 20, 2007 11:55 AM:
>> As a workaround, one could try to manually replace zlib32.dll in a Windows
>> GSView 4.8 installation with the current zlib1.dll version 1.2.3.


> Unfortunately the maintainer of GSview choose not to reply to my bug
> report which included a question about the source of the ZLIB32.DLL.

The maintainer finally replied to the last of my three attempts to
contact him (very timely, regarding the different timezones we are in):

| I can't do much about it just at the moment. I've had a computer
| motherboard failure and while I've now got a new computer, I haven't
| got all my development tools running yet.
| I will update the DLL in the next release. Yes, I compiled the DLL
| myself. There wasn't a precompiled version at the time I started using
| it.

> As long as I cant be sure that the replacement zlib1.dll from zlib.net
> is fully compatible to the ZLIB32.DLL distributed with GSview 4.8 I wont
> give any advice to exchange it.



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