Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2106-1 libgd2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Feb 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 951287.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14553.
- More information:
A vulnerability was discovered in libgd2, the GD graphics library, whereby an attacker can employ a specific function call sequence to trigger a NULL pointer dereference, subsequently crash the application using libgd2, and create a denial of service.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u14.
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