Updated zlib packages fix legacy applications regressionPublication date: 18 Apr 2022
Affected Mageia releases : 8
The zlib update to 1.2.12 done as part of security update MGASA-2022-0124 introduced stricter handling of incorrect CRC inputs with bits set above the low 32. Unfortunately this broke some applications that uses buggy coding like that. Even if those applications (many that are not provided by Mageia) need to be fixed, the reality is that it will take time, and some older legacy applications will probably never be fixed. This update restores previous behaviour of being less strict in order to allow the applications to work as before the zlib 1.2.12 update.