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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
libgd2 security update
18 February 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-14553
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running libgd2 check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Package : libgd2
Version : 2.1.0-5+deb8u14
CVE ID : CVE-2018-14553
Debian Bug : 951287
A vulnerability was discovered in libgd2, the GD graphics library,
whereby an attacker can employ a specific function call sequence to
trigger a NULL pointer dereference, subsequently crash the application
using libgd2, and create a denial of service.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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