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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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 : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42407 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24651
36712

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

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