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CVE-2007-3478 Detail

Description

Race condition in gdImageStringFTEx (gdft_draw_bitmap) in gdft.c in the GD Graphics Library (libgd) before 2.0.35 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified vectors, possibly involving truetype font (TTF) support.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/28/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/14/2008)

We currently do not plan to backport a fix for this issue to gd packages in current versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 due to the low likelihood of and application affected by this problem being exposed in a way that would allow trust boundary to be crossed.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.libgd.org/?do=details&task_id=48
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=40578
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2007-205.shtml
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052848.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052854.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-05.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-34.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-13.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:153
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:164
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00311.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/478796/100/0/threaded
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0024/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2336
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0022
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=277421
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1643

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3478
NVD Published Date:
06/28/2007
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011