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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0455

Original release date: 01/30/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: 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: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=234312 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: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-19022
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0155
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0153
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0007
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:038
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1268
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11303
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-19033
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0146
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070418 rPSA-2007-0073-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql
External Source: BID
Name: 22289
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-150
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0400
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:109
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=224607
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20070208 rPSA-2007-0028-1 gd
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-473-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0162
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:036
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1030
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0022
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:035

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11303
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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