CentOS Update for gd CESA-2008:0146 centos4 i386

Published: 2009-02-27 07:36:45
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Check for the Version of gd

Affected Versions:
gd on CentOS 4

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
The gd Linux Distribution Package contains a graphics library used for the dynamic creation of images such as PNG and JPEG. Multiple issues were discovered in the gd GIF image-handling code. A carefully-crafted GIF file could cause a crash or possibly execute code with the privileges of the application using the gd library. (CVE-2006-4484, CVE-2007-3475, CVE-2007-3476) An integer overflow was discovered in the gdImageCreateTrueColor() function, leading to incorrect memory allocations. A carefully crafted image could cause a crash or possibly execute code with the privileges of the application using the gd library. (CVE-2007-3472) A buffer over-read flaw was discovered. This could cause a crash in an application using the gd library to render certain strings using a JIS-encoded font. (CVE-2007-0455) A flaw was discovered in the gd PNG image handling code. A truncated PNG image could cause an infinite loop in an application using the gd library. (CVE-2007-2756) A flaw was discovered in the gd X BitMap (XBM) image-handling code. A malformed or truncated XBM image could cause a crash in an application using the gd library. (CVE-2007-3473) Users of gd should upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches which resolve these issues.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)




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