1st security warning: "installed zlib version may contain a security bug"

Timothy Luoma lists at tntluoma.com
Fri Jan 28 09:27:48 PST 2005

I was trying to configure && make 'clamav-0.81' when it complained 
about this:

configure: error: The installed zlib version may contain a security 
bug. Please upgrade to 1.2.2 or later: http://www.zlib.net. You can 
omit this check with --disable-zlib-vcheck but DO NOT REPORT any 
stablility issues then!

I went to zlib.net, downloaded 1.2.2, did './configure && make install 

Is that all I need to do?  This is my first "security warning" so I 
want to make sure I'm not missing something obvious.

Is there a good "What newbies need to know about FreeBSD security" out 


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