Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : libgd2 vulnerabilities (USN-3755-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112150
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that GD incorrectly handled certain images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
It was discovered that GD incorrectly handled certain GIF files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected libgd-tools and / or libgd3 packages.