FreeBSD : libgd -- Denial of servica via double free (a60a2e95-acba-4b11-bc32-ffb47364e07d)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

libgd developers report :

Double free vulnerability in the gdImagePngPtr function in libgd2
before 2.2.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via
vectors related to a palette with no colors.

See also :

https://github.com/libgd/libgd/issues/381
https://github.com/libgd/libgd/releases/tag/gd-2.2.5
http://www.nessus.org/u?12c90968
http://www.nessus.org/u?b0e287a6

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103480 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6362

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