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    Debian: DSA-3961-1: libgd2 security update

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    A double-free vulnerability was discovered in the gdImagePngPtr() function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and manipulation, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted file is processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3961-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 03, 2017                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgd2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-6362
    
    A double-free vulnerability was discovered in the gdImagePngPtr()
    function in libgd2, a library for programmatic graphics creation and
    manipulation, which may result in denial of service or potentially the
    execution of arbitrary code if a specially crafted file is processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.1.0-5+deb8u11.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.4-2+deb9u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.5-1.
    
    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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