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GD Library read_image_tga() Out-of-Bounds Memory Read Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Application to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036292
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036292
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 13 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 service 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 read_image_tga() and cause the target application using libgd to crash.

The original advisory is available at:

https://github.com/libgd/libgd/issues/248

Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application using libgd to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

A proposed fix is available at:

https://github.com/libgd/libgd/pull/251/files

Vendor URL:  libgd.github.io/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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