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MDKSA-2006:112: gd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:112 (gd).



The LZW decoding in the gdImageCreateFromGifPtr function in the Thomas

Boutell graphics draw (GD) library (aka libgd) 2.0.33 permits remote

attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via malformed

GIF data that causes an infinite loop.



gd-2.0.15 in Corporate 3.0 is not affected by this issue.



Packages have been patched to correct this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:112
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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