FreeBSD : libgd -- Denial of servica via double free (a60a2e95-acba-4b11-bc32-ffb47364e07d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103480


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


libgd developers report :

Double free vulnerability in the gdImagePngPtr function in libgd2 before 2.2.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via vectors related to a palette with no colors.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103480

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a60a2e95acba4b11bc32ffb47364e07d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/27

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libgd, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6362

DSA: 3961