Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gd (MDVSA-2008:038)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Buffer overflow in the LWZReadByte() function in gd_gif_in.c in GD
prior to 2.0.34 allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via
a GIF file with input_code_size greater than MAX_LWZ_BITS, which
triggers an overflow when initializing the table array.

This was originally fixed in PHP's embedded GD with MDKSA-2006:162;
patches had not been applied to the system libgd at that time.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37016 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-038.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19582

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4484

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