Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3938-1 libgd2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 869263.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7890.
- More information:
Matviy Kotoniy reported that the gdImageCreateFromGifCtx() function used to load images from GIF format files in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation, does not zero stack allocated color map buffers before their use, which may result in information disclosure if a specially crafted file is processed.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u10.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.4-2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.