Debian: DSA-3630-1: libgd2 security update

    Date26 Jul 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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