Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3587-1 libgd2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 824627.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-7456, CVE-2015-8874, CVE-2015-8877.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial-of-service against an application using the libgd2 library.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.1-1 or earlier.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.