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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libgd2 (DLA-2106-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libgd2' package(s) announced via the DLA-2106-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A vulnerability was discovered in libgd2, the GD graphics library, whereby an attacker can employ a specific function call sequence to trigger a NULL pointer dereference, subsequently crash the application using libgd2, and create a denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libgd2' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u14. We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)