[USN-3410-2] GD library vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Sep 5 19:20:23 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3410-2
September 05, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
GD library could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
- libgd2: GD Graphics Library
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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