Scientific Linux Security Update : gd on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?43036bcd

Solution :

Update the affected gd, gd-devel and / or gd-progs packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60367 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4484
CVE-2007-0455
CVE-2007-2756
CVE-2007-3472
CVE-2007-3473
CVE-2007-3475
CVE-2007-3476