CVE-2006-2906

NameCVE-2006-2906
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1117
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs372912

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libgd2 (PTS)wheezy2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u6fixed
jessie2.1.0-5+deb8u6fixed
jessie (security)2.1.0-5+deb8u7fixed
stretch, sid2.2.3-87-gd0fec80-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libgd2source(unstable)2.0.33-5low372912
libgd2sourcesarge2.0.33-1.1sarge1mediumDSA-1117
tetex-binsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- tetex-bin <not-affected> (Links dynamically, see #382506)

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