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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   GD Library Vendors:   Boutell.com
GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012195
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012195
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0941   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 11 2004
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): possibly 2.0.33
Description:   Some buffer overflow vulnerabilities were reported in GD Library. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

It is reported that a remote user can create a specially crafted image file that, when processed by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the gdMalloc() function.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.boutell.com/gd/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 12 2004 (Fedora Issues Fix for FC3) GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Fedora has released a fix for Fedora Core 3.
Nov 12 2004 (Fedora Issues Fix for FC2) GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Fedora has released a fix for Fedora Core 2.
Nov 17 2004 (Trustix Issues Fix) GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Trustix has released a fix.
Nov 29 2004 (Debian Issues Fix) GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Debian has released a fix.
Nov 29 2004 (Debian Issues Fix) GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Debian has released a fix.
Dec 17 2004 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GD Library Buffer Overflows in gdMalloc() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix.



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