Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgd (MDVSA-2015:153)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated libgd packages fix security vulnerabilities :

The gdImageCreateFromXpm function in gdxpm.c in the gd image library
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer
dereference and application crash) via a crafted color table in an XPM
file (CVE-2014-2497).

A buffer read overflow in gd_gif_in.c in the php#68601 bug referenced
in the PHP 5.5.21 ChangeLog has been fixed in the libgd package.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82406 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2497

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