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    Debian: DSA-3751-1: libgd2 security update

    Date 01 Jan 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A stack overflow vulnerability was discovered within the gdImageFillToBorder function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation, triggered when invalid colors are used with truecolor images. A remote attacker can take advantage of this
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3751-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 01, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgd2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-9933
    Debian Bug     : 849038
    
    A stack overflow vulnerability was discovered within the
    gdImageFillToBorder function in libgd2, a library for programmatic
    graphics creation and manipulation, triggered when invalid colors are
    used with truecolor images. 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+deb8u8.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.2.2-29-g3c2b605-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.2-29-g3c2b605-1.
    
    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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