Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : libgd2 vulnerability (USN-3410-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) incorrectly
handled certain malformed PNG images. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause the GD Graphics Library to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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 libgd-tools and / or libgd3 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102975 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6362

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