GD Graphics Library Image gd_gif_out.c output out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in GD Graphics Library (Image Processing Software) (affected version not known). This affects the function output of the file gd_gif_out.c of the component Image Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on availability. The summary by CVE is:

The output function in gd_gif_out.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted image.

The weakness was shared 08/12/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared at lists.opensuse.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-6161 since 07/05/2016. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 93856 (openSUSE Security Update : php5 (openSUSE-2016-1156)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 196528 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Libgd2 Vulnerabilities (USN-3030-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (93856).

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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 93856
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : php5 (openSUSE-2016-1156)
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OpenVAS ID: 830248
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for gd FEDORA-2016-0de0e0ee0c
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Advisory: USN-3030-1
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CVE: CVE-2016-6161 (🔍)
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Created: 08/13/2016 08:59 PM
Updated: 09/13/2022 06:13 PM
Changes: 08/13/2016 08:59 PM (64), 03/26/2019 08:31 AM (12), 09/13/2022 06:13 PM (4)
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