[USN-3060-1] GD library vulnerabilities
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Wed Aug 10 17:40:56 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3060-1
August 10, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
The GD library could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a
specially crafted image file.
- libgd2: GD Graphics Library
It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled certain malformed
TGA images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially crafted TGA image, an attacker could cause a denial of service.
It was discovered that the GD library incorrectly handled memory when using
gdImageScale(). A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-6207)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2016-6132, CVE-2016-6207, CVE-2016-6214
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