Fedora 27 : gd (2017-ac3dd4ecf8)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105952


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


**Version 2.2.5** - 2017-08-30

- **Security**

- Double-free in gdImagePngPtr(). **CVE-2017-6362**

- Buffer over-read into uninitialized memory.

- **Fixed**

- Fix #109: XBM reading fails with printed error

- Fix #338: Fatal and normal libjpeg/ibpng errors not distinguishable

- Fix #357: 2.2.4: Segfault in test suite

- Fix #386: gdImageGrayScale() may produce colors

- Fix #406: webpng -i removes the transparent color

- Fix Coverity #155475: Failure to restore alphaBlendingFlag

- Fix Coverity #155476: potential resource leak

- Fix several build issues and test failures

- Fix and reenable optimized support for reading 1 bps TIFFs

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Update the affected gd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105952

File Name: fedora_2017-ac3dd4ecf8.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

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:fedoraproject:fedora:gd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6362, CVE-2017-7890