F5 Networks BIG-IP : libgd vulnerability (K71581599)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94923


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The output function in gd_gif_out.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted image. (CVE-2016-6161)


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K71581599.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94923

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL71581599.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/17

Updated: 2020/03/09

Dependencies: 76940

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6161