FreeBSD : php-gd and gd -- Buffer over-read into uninitialized memory (5033e2fc-98ec-4ef5-8e0b-87cfbbc73081)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

PHP developers report :

The GIF decoding function gdImageCreateFromGifCtx in gd_gif_in.c in
the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd), as used in PHP before 5.6.31 and
7.x before 7.1.7, does not zero colorMap arrays before use. A
specially crafted GIF image could use the uninitialized tables to read
~700 bytes from the top of the stack, potentially disclosing sensitive

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103478 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7890

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