[pkg-GD-devel] Bug#443456: CVE-2007-3996 integer overflows in multiple functions

Nico Golde nion at debian.org
Fri Sep 21 13:51:55 UTC 2007

Package: libgd2
Severity: important
Tags: security

a CVE has been issued for libgd:
Multiple integer overflows in libgd in PHP before 5.2.4 
allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service 
(application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via 
a large (1) srcW or (2) srcH value to the (a) 
gdImageCopyResized function, or a large (3) sy (height) or 
(4) sx (width) value to the (b) gdImageCreate or the (c) 
gdImageCreateTrueColor function.

I can confirm this bug for Debian with looking at the souce 

If you fix this bug please include the CVE id in the 

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3996

Kind regards
Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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