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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 201903-18 ] gd Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GD: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201903-18)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2019-03-28
Bug(s): #664732, #679702
ID: 201903-18

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GD, the worst of which
could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

GD is a graphic library for fast image creation.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/gd
Vulnerable: < 2.2.5-r2
Unaffected: >= 2.2.5-r2
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 entice a user to process a specially crafted
image, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or 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-2.2.5-r2"
   


References


CVE-2018-1000222

CVE-2018-5711
CVE-2019-6977
CVE-2019-6978
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