question about zlib security patch
yuanjue122 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 08:16:39 PDT 2005
On Thursday 08 September 2005 22:43, Chantal Rosmuller wrote:
> >>I was installing clamav 0.83 on a freebsd 5.4 system and I got the
> >>following error:
> >>clamav configure: error: The installed zlib version may contain a
> >>security bug
> >>I want to upgrade zlib to solve this but:
> >>- I don't know how I can see what version of zlib I have at the moment?
> >use pkg_info|grep zlib
> >>- I found the following advice on the freebsd site:
> >>according to this I have to do the following:
> >># cd /usr/src
> >># patch < /path/to/patch
> >># cd /usr/src/lib/libz/
> >># make obj && make depend && make && make install
> >>but I have no /usr/src/lib/libz/
> >maybe you didn't install source code when you installed your FreeBSD. You
> >still can do it using sysinstall now.
> You are right I didn't install the sourcecode, the instructions make a
> lot more sense now :)
> one other small question, pkg_info | grep zlib
> gave me the following output;
> jzlib-1.0.5_1 A re-implementation of zlib in pure Java
> php4-zlib-4.3.10_2 The zlib shared extension for php
> so no zlib? Why is that ? because I didn't install it with pkg_add?
sorry, I never try clamav, so I am not sure the exact reason for that error.
Maybe when you install the source code, there is no error anymore :)
Or, you may need to install this port find_zlib-1.9, which can be found
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