GLSA-200708-05 : GD: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25870
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VPR Score: 4.4


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200708-05 (GD: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Xavier Roche discovered an infinite loop in the gdPngReadData() function when processing a truncated PNG file (CVE-2007-2756). An integer overflow has been discovered in the gdImageCreateTrueColor() function (CVE-2007-3472). An error has been discovered in the function gdImageCreateXbm() function (CVE-2007-3473). Unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GIF reader (CVE-2007-3474).
An error has been discovered when processing a GIF image that has no global color map (CVE-2007-3475). An array index error has been discovered in the file gd_gif_in.c when processing images with an invalid color index (CVE-2007-3476). An error has been discovered in the imagearc() and imagefilledarc() functions when processing overly large angle values (CVE-2007-3477). A race condition has been discovered in the gdImageStringFTEx() function (CVE-2007-3478).
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to cause a Denial of Service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running GD.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All GD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gd-2.0.35'

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25870

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200708-05.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 8/13/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gd, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/21/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2756, CVE-2007-3472, CVE-2007-3473, CVE-2007-3474, CVE-2007-3475, CVE-2007-3476, CVE-2007-3477, CVE-2007-3478

GLSA: 200708-05

CWE: 189, 362, 399