Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gd (MDVSA-2009:284-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42198


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gd :

The _gdGetColors function in gd_gd.c in PHP 5.2.11 and 5.3.0, and the GD Graphics Library 2.x, does not properly verify a certain colorsTotal structure member, which might allow remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow or buffer over-read attacks via a crafted GD file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-3293. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information (CVE-2009-3546).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42198

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-284.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/10/22

Modified: 2014/04/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gd-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gd2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gd2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gd2-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgd2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgd2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgd2-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3546

BID: 36712

MDVSA: 2009:284-1