SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : gd (SUSE-SU-2019:0771-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 123447


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for gd fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-6977: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow the GD Graphics Library used in the imagecolormatch function (bsc#1123361).

CVE-2019-6978: Fixed a double free in the gdImage*Ptr() functions (bsc#1123522).

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-771=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-771=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123447

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0771-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/28

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gd-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gd-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgd3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgd3-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6977, CVE-2019-6978