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CVE-2007-0455 Detail


Buffer overflow in the gdImageStringFTEx function in gdft.c in GD Graphics Library 2.0.33 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted string with a JIS encoded font.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/30/2007

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/14/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-150 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-19033 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-19022 External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20070208 rPSA-2007-0028-1 gd External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0155 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:035 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:036 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:038 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:109 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0153 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0162 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0146 External Source BUGTRAQ 20070418 rPSA-2007-0073-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql External Source BID 22289 External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0007 External Source UBUNTU USN-473-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0400 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0022 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11303

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