Debian DLA-1106-1 : libgd2 security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103428

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

A double-free vulnerability was discovered in the gdImagePngPtr() function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted file is processed.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u10.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/09/msg00022.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/libgd2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103428

File Name: debian_DLA-1106.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/25

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgd-tools, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgd2-noxpm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgd2-noxpm-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgd2-xpm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgd2-xpm-dev, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6362