Debian Security Advisory

DLA-482-1 libgd2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 May 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 824627.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8874.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a stack consumption vulnerability in the libgd2 graphics library which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted imagefilltoborder call.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libgd2 version 2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.