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[DSA591] DSA-591-1 libgd2 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-591-1 libgd2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

"infamous41md" discovered several integer overflows in the PNG image
decoding routines of the GD graphics library. This could lead to the
execution of arbitrary code on the victim's machine.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.8.4-17.woody3 of libgd1 and in version 2.0.1-10woody1 of
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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