Oracle Linux 7 : gd (ELSA-2020-5443)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144331

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2020-5443 advisory.

- Integer overflow in the _gd2GetHeader function in gd_gd2.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) before 2.2.3, as used in PHP before 5.5.37, 5.6.x before 5.6.23, and 7.x before 7.0.8, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted chunk dimensions in an image. (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 gd, gd-devel and / or gd-progs packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2020-5443.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144331

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-5443.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/16/2020

Updated: 12/17/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, 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:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gd-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gd-progs

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5766