Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-6978: Security patch for libwmf (ALAS-2019-1174)

Back to Search

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-6978: Security patch for libwmf (ALAS-2019-1174)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/28/2019
Created
04/22/2019
Added
04/01/2019
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The GD Graphics Library (aka LibGD) 2.2.5 has a double free in the gdImage*Ptr() functions in gd_gif_out.c, gd_jpeg.c, and gd_wbmp.c. NOTE: PHP is unaffected.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libwmf

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;