Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1106-1 libgd2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6362.
- More information:
A double-free vulnerability was discovered in the gdImagePngPtr() function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted file is processed.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u10.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS