SUSE SLES11 Security Update : gd (SUSE-SU-2017:0459-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 97186
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for gd fixes the following security issues :
- CVE-2016-9317: The gdImageCreate function in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via an oversized image. (bsc#1022283)
- CVE-2016-10167: A denial of service problem in gdImageCreateFromGd2Ctx() could lead to libgd running out of memory even on small files. (bsc#1022264)
- CVE-2016-10168: A signed integer overflow in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) could lead to memory corruption (bsc#1022265)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-gd-12985=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-gd-12985=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-gd-12985=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.