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ELSA-2008-0146 Moderate: Enterprise Linux gd security update

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ELSA-2008-0146 Moderate: Enterprise Linux gd security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/31/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Buffer overflow in the gdImageStringFTEx function in gdft.c in GD Graphics Library 2.0.33 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted string with a JIS encoded font.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gd-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gd-progs

References

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gd-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gd-progs

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