Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1248-1 libgd2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5711.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a denial-of-service attack in the libgd2 image library. A corrupt file could have exploited a signedness confusion leading to an infinite loop.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libgd2 version 2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.