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Debian: DSA-3630-1: libgd2 security update

Date 26 Jul 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Secunia Research at Flexera Software discovered an integer overflow vulnerability within the _gdContributionsAlloc() function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial-of-service

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3630-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
July 26, 2016                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libgd2
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-6207

Secunia Research at Flexera Software discovered an integer overflow
vulnerability within the _gdContributionsAlloc() function in libgd2, a
library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation. A remote
attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial-of-service
against an application using the libgd2 library.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0-5+deb8u6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.2-43-g22cba39-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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