Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
[DSA1117] DSA-1117-1 libgd2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that the GD graphics library performs insufficient checks
of the validity of GIF images, which might lead to denial of service by
tricking the application into an infinite loop.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1117
Threat Level: High
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.