GD library vulnerabilities

2009-11-05T00:00:00
ID USN-854-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2009-11-05T00:00:00

Description

Tomas Hoger discovered that the GD library did not properly handle the number of colors in certain malformed GD images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted GD image, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-3546)

It was discovered that the GD library did not properly handle incorrect color indexes. An attacker could send specially crafted input to applications linked against libgd2 and cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2009-3293)

It was discovered that the GD library did not properly handle certain malformed GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted GIF image, an attacker could cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-3475, CVE-2007-3476)

It was discovered that the GD library did not properly handle large angle degree values. An attacker could send specially crafted input to applications linked against libgd2 and cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-3477)