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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-18

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-18
Posted Mar 28, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-18 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GD, the worst of which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 2.2.5-r2 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-1000222, CVE-2018-5711, CVE-2019-6977, CVE-2019-6978
MD5 | 7b4489f5e7760ed912dafd127c4f193f

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-18

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Severity: Normal
Title: GD: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 28, 2019
Bugs: #664732, #679702
ID: 201903-18

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GD, the worst of which
could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

GD is a graphic library for fast image creation.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/gd < 2.2.5-r2 >= 2.2.5-r2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GD. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
image, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GD users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/gd-2.2.5-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-1000222
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1000222
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-5711
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5711
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-6977
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6977
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-6978
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6978

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-18

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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