openSUSE Security Update : gd (openSUSE-2017-289)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97369


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for gd fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-6906: An out-of-bounds read in TGA decompression was fixed which could have lead to crashes. (bsc#1022553)

- CVE-2016-6912: Double free vulnerability in the gdImageWebPtr function in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) allowed remote attackers to have unspecified impact via large width and height values. (bsc#1022284)

- 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-2016-10166: A potential unsigned underflow in gd interpolation functions could lead to memory corruption in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) (bsc#1022263)

- 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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected gd packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97369

File Name: openSUSE-2017-289.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/24

Modified: 2017/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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:novell:opensuse:gd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gd-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gd-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gd-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gd-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/22

Reference Information

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