CentOS 7 : gd (CESA-2020:5443)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144370

Synopsis

The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2020:5443 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 gd, gd-devel and / or gd-progs packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?87738bdc

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144370

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-5443.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/17/2020

Updated: 12/21/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gd, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gd-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gd-progs, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5766

RHSA: 2020:5443

CWE: 122, 190