Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gd (MDVSA-2014:133)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76469


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


Updated gd and libgd packages fix security vulnerability :

The gdImageCreateFromXpm function in gdxpm.c in the gd image library allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted color table in an XPM file (CVE-2014-2497).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76469

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-133.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/07/11

Modified: 2014/07/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gd-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gd-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gd-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gd2, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2497

BID: 66233

MDVSA: 2014:133