Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3630-1 libgd2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Jul 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6207.
- More information:
Secunia Research at Flexera Software discovered an integer overflow vulnerability within the _gdContributionsAlloc() function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial-of-service against an application using the libgd2 library.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u6.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.2-43-g22cba39-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.