Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : libgd2 vulnerabilities (USN-854-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Tomas Hoger discovered that the GD library did not properly handle the
number of colors in certain malformed GD images. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted GD
image, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-3546)

It was discovered that the GD library did not properly handle
incorrect color indexes. An attacker could send specially crafted
input to applications linked against libgd2 and cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2009-3293)

It was discovered that the GD library did not properly handle certain
malformed GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted GIF image, an attacker could cause a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS.
(CVE-2007-3475, CVE-2007-3476)

It was discovered that the GD library did not properly handle large
angle degree values. An attacker could send specially crafted input to
applications linked against libgd2 and cause a denial of service. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-3477).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42407 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36712

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3475
CVE-2007-3476
CVE-2007-3477
CVE-2009-3293
CVE-2009-3546