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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8670: Security patch for php56 (ALAS-2017-787)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8670: Security patch for php56 (ALAS-2017-787)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/27/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

Integer signedness error in the dynamicGetbuf function in gd_io_dp.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) through 2.2.3, as used in PHP before 5.6.28 and 7.x before 7.0.13, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted imagecreatefromstring call.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-php56

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-php56

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