GD library vulnerability

2017-09-05T00:00:00
ID USN-3410-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-09-05T00:00:00

Description

USN-3410-1 fixed a vulnerability in GD Graphics Library.
This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) incorrectly handled
certain malformed PNG images. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
the GD Graphics Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.