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MDKSA-2006:112: gd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:112 (gd).

The LZW decoding in the gdImageCreateFromGifPtr function in the Thomas

Boutell graphics draw (GD) library (aka libgd) 2.0.33 allows remote

attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via malformed

GIF data that causes an infinite loop.

gd-2.0.15 in Corporate 3.0 is not affected by this issue.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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