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[DSA591] DSA-591-1 libgd2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-591-1 libgd2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

"infamous41md" discovered several integer overflows in the PNG image
decoding routines of the GD graphics library. This could lead to the
execution of arbitrary code on the victim's machine.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.8.4-17.woody3 of libgd1 and in version 2.0.1-10woody1 of
libgd2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-591
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11523

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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