GD library vulnerabilities

2016-07-11T00:00:00
ID USN-3030-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-07-11T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled memory when using gdImageScaleTwoPass(). A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-7456)

It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled certain malformed XBM images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted XBM image, an attacker could cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-5116)

It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled memory when using _gd2GetHeader(). A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5766)

It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled certain color indexes. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-6128)

It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled memory when encoding a GIF image. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-6161)