Scientific Linux Security Update : gd on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2020:5443)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144294

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2020:5443-1 advisory.

- gd: Integer overflow in _gd2GetHeader() resulting in heap overflow (CVE-2016-5766)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20205443-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144294

File Name: sl_20201215_gd_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2020

Updated: 12/16/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-5766

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gd-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gd-progs

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5766