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CVE-2018-5711 Detail

Current Description

gd_gif_in.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd), as used in PHP before 5.6.33, 7.0.x before 7.0.27, 7.1.x before 7.1.13, and 7.2.x before 7.2.1, has an integer signedness error that leads to an infinite loop via a crafted GIF file, as demonstrated by a call to the imagecreatefromgif or imagecreatefromstring PHP function. This is related to GetCode_ and gdImageCreateFromGifCtx.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/16/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5711
Original release date:
01/16/2018
Last revised:
02/05/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=75571 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=75571
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00022.html Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180119 [SECURITY] [DLA 1248-1] libgd2 security update

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

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