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Ubuntu: USN-2987-1 (CVE-2015-8877): GD library vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2987-1 (CVE-2015-8877): GD library vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/31/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgd2-noxpm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgd2-xpm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgd3

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