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Debian: CVE-2015-8877: libgd2 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8877: libgd2 -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/27/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The gdImageScaleTwoPass function in gd_interpolation.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) before 2.2.0, as used in PHP before 5.6.12, uses inconsistent allocate and free approaches, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted call, as demonstrated by a call to the PHP imagescale function.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-libgd2

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