SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gd (SUSE-SU-2016:2668-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for gd fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-7568: A specially crafted image file could
cause an application crash or potentially execute
arbitrary code when the image is converted to webp
(bsc#1001900)

- CVE-2016-8670: Stack Buffer Overflow in GD dynamicGetbuf
(bsc#1004924)

- CVE-2016-6911: Check for out-of-bound read in
dynamicGetbuf() (bsc#1005274)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1001900
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1004924
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005274
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6911.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7568.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8670.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c32ad73e

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1571=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1571=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1571=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1571=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94434 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6911
CVE-2016-7568
CVE-2016-8670

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