Debian DSA-3587-1 : libgd2 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91364

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial-of-service against an application using the libgd2 library.

Solution

Upgrade the libgd2 packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u3.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=824627

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/libgd2

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3587

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91364

File Name: debian_DSA-3587.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/31

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgd2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7456, CVE-2015-8874, CVE-2015-8877

DSA: 3587