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CVE-2006-2906 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/08/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1067
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1117
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:113
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:122
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_31_php.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/436132 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18294 Exploit
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0038
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2174
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26976
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-939
https://usn.ubuntu.com/298-1/

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2906
NVD Published Date:
06/08/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018