SUSE SLES11 Security Update : gd (SUSE-SU-2017:0459-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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-2016-9317: The gdImageCreate function in the GD
Graphics Library (aka libgd) allowed remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (system hang) via an oversized
image. (bsc#1022283)

- CVE-2016-10167: A denial of service problem in
gdImageCreateFromGd2Ctx() could lead to libgd running
out of memory even on small files. (bsc#1022264)

- CVE-2016-10168: A signed integer overflow in the GD
Graphics Library (aka libgd) could lead to memory
corruption (bsc#1022265)

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/1022264
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1022265
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1022283
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10167.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10168.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9317.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4b481577

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-gd-12985=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-gd-12985=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-gd-12985=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97186 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10167
CVE-2016-10168
CVE-2016-9317

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