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Category:   OS (Other)  >   HPE NonStop Server Vendors:   HPE
(HP Issues Fix for HPE NonStop Server) GD Library Heap Overflow in Processing Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036679
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036679
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3074   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 20 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GD Library (libgd). A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system. HPE NonStop Server is affected.

A remote user can create a file containing specially crafted compressed gd2 data that, when loaded by the target application, will trigger a signedness error and resulting heap overflow to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

Hans Jerry Illikainen reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix for HPE NonStop Server.

The HP advisory is available at:

http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05240731

Vendor URL:  h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05240731 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Apr 22 2016 GD Library Heap Overflow in Processing Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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