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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ glsa 201612-09 ] gd Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GD: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201612-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: December 04, 2016
Bug(s): #587662, #587968, #592720, #592722
ID: 201612-09

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GD, the worst of which
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

GD is a graphic library for fast image creation.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/gd
Vulnerable: < 2.2.3
Unaffected: >= 2.2.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GD. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All gd users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/gd-2.2.3"
   


References

CVE-2016-5766
CVE-2016-6128
CVE-2016-6132
CVE-2016-6207
CVE-2016-7568
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