Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3961-1 libgd2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 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 the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u11.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.4-2+deb9u2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.5-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.