GLSA-200411-08 : GD: Integer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-08
(GD: Integer overflow)

infamous41md found an integer overflow in the memory allocation procedure
of the GD routine that handles loading PNG image files.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to load a carefully crafted PNG image
file in a GD-powered application, or send a PNG image to a web application
which uses GD PNG decoding functions. This could potentially lead to
execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the program loading the

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All GD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gd-2.0.32'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15619 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0990