Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gd (MDKSA-2006:112)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The LZW decoding in the gdImageCreateFromGifPtr function in the Thomas
Boutell graphics draw (GD) library (aka libgd) 2.0.33 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via malformed
GIF data that causes an infinite loop.

gd-2.0.15 in Corporate 3.0 is not affected by this issue.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21769 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-112.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2906

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