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[DSA1117] DSA-1117-1 libgd2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1117-1 libgd2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that the GD graphics library performs insufficient checks
of the validity of GIF images, which might lead to denial of service by
tricking the application into an infinite loop.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.33-1.1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.33-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1117
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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