Fedora 24 : gd (2016-a4d48d6fd6)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92275


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


**Version 2.2.2**

Security related fixes :

- Integer Overflow in gdImagePaletteToTrueColor() resulting in heap overflow (CVE-2016-5767)

- Stack overflow with gdImageFillToBorder (CVE-2015-8874)

- Integer Overflow in _gd2GetHeader() resulting in heap overflow (CVE-2016-5766)

- NULL pointer Dereference at _gdScaleVert

- Integer Overflow in gdImagePaletteToTrueColor() in heap overflow

Numerous other fixes have been applied. The scale and rotation functions have been greatly improved as well.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected gd package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92275

File Name: fedora_2016-a4d48d6fd6.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/15/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8874, CVE-2016-5766, CVE-2016-5767