Fedora 25 : gd (2017-bab5698540)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 96707



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


## Version 2.2.4 - 2017-01-18

### Security

- gdImageCreate() doesn't check for oversized images and as such is prone to DoS vulnerabilities. (CVE-2016-9317)

- double-free in gdImageWebPtr() (CVE-2016-6912)

- potential unsigned underflow in gd_interpolation.c

- DOS vulnerability in gdImageCreateFromGd2Ctx()

### Fixed

- Fix #354: Signed Integer Overflow gd_io.c

- Fix #340: System frozen

- Fix OOB reads of the TGA decompression buffer

- Fix DOS vulnerability in gdImageCreateFromGd2Ctx()

- Fix potential unsigned underflow

- Fix double-free in gdImageWebPtr()

- Fix invalid read in gdImageCreateFromTiffPtr()

- Fix OOB reads of the TGA decompression buffer

- Fix #68: gif: buffer underflow reported by AddressSanitizer

- Avoid potentially dangerous signed to unsigned conversion

- Fix #304: test suite failure in gif/bug00006 [2.2.3]

- Fix #329: GD_BILINEAR_FIXED gdImageScale() can cause black border

- Fix #330: Integer overflow in gdImageScaleBilinearPalette()

- Fix 321: NULL pointer dereferences in gdImageRotateInterpolated

- Fix whitespace and add missing comment block

- Fix #319: gdImageRotateInterpolated can have wrong background color

- Fix color quantization documentation

- Fix #309: gdImageGd2() writes wrong chunk sizes on boundaries

- Fix #307: GD_QUANT_NEUQUANT fails to unset trueColor flag

- Fix #300: gdImageClone() assigns res_y = res_x

- Fix #299: Regression regarding gdImageRectangle() with gdImageSetThickness()

- Replace GNU old-style field designators with C89 compatible initializers

- Fix #297: gdImageCrop() converts palette image to truecolor image

- Fix #290: TGA RLE decoding is broken

- Fix unnecessary non NULL checks

- Fix #289: Passing unrecognized formats to gdImageGd2 results in corrupted files

- Fix #280: gdImageWebpEx() `quantization` parameter is a misnomer

- Publish all gdImageCreateFromWebp*() functions and gdImageWebpCtx()

- Fix issue #276: Sometimes pixels are missing when storing images as BMPs

- Fix issue #275: gdImageBmpCtx() may segfault for non-seekable contexts

- Fix copy&paste error in gdImageScaleBicubicFixed()

### Added

- More documentation

- Documentation on GD and GD2 formats

- More tests

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Update the affected gd package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96707

File Name: fedora_2017-bab5698540.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/23/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/26/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6912, CVE-2016-9317