Debian DSA-3777-1 : libgd2 - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 96912

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed file is processed.

Solution

Upgrade the libgd2 packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u9.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3777

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96912

File Name: debian_DSA-3777.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/01

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 2017/01/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10166, CVE-2016-10167, CVE-2016-10168, CVE-2016-6906, CVE-2016-6912, CVE-2016-9317

DSA: 3777