#VU7575 Improper input validation


Published: 2017-07-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU7575

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-10167

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
GD Graphics Library
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: Boutell.Com, Inc.

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing images in gdImageCreateFromGd2Ctx() function in gd_gd2.c. A remote attacker can supply a malformed image and crash the application, using the affected library.

Mitigation
Update to version 2.2.4.

Vulnerable software versions

GD Graphics Library: 2.1.0 - 2.2.3


CPE

External links
http://github.com/libgd/libgd/blob/gd-2.2.4/CHANGELOG.md


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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