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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   GD Library Vendors:   Boutell.com
GD Library gdImageCropThreshold() Out-of-Bounds Memory Read Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Application to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036276
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036276
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6128   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 12 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GD Library. A remote user can cause the target application to crash.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image file that, when processed by the target application using the GD Library (libgd), will trigger an out-of-bounds memory read error in gdImageCropThreshold() and cause the target application using libgd to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application using libgd to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/libgd/libgd/compare/3fe0a7128bac5000fdcfab888bd2a75ec0c9447d...fd623025505e87bba7ec8555eeb72dae4fb0afd

Vendor URL:  libgd.github.io/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 12 2016 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) GD Library gdImageCropThreshold() Out-of-Bounds Memory Read Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Application to Crash
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.10, and 16.04 LTS.



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