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[GLSA-200411-08] GD: Integer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
GD: Integer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-08
(GD: Integer overflow)


infamous41md found an integer overflow in the memory allocation procedure
of the GD routine that handles loading PNG image files.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to load a carefully crafted PNG image
file in a GD-powered application, or send a PNG image to a web application
which uses GD PNG decoding functions. This could potentially lead to
execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the program loading the
image.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/379382
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0990


Solution:
All GD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/gd-2.0.32"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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