Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gd (MDKSA-2007:122)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw in libgd2 was found by Xavier Roche where it would not
correctly validate PNG callback results. If an application linked
against libgd2 was tricked into processing a specially crafted PNG
file, it could cause a denial of service scenario via CPU resource
consumption.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25516 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-122.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 24089

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2756

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