CVE-2007-0455

NameCVE-2007-0455
DescriptionBuffer 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1936-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs408982

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+deb7u9fixed
jessie2.1.0-5+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)2.1.0-5+deb8u11fixed
buster, stretch2.2.4-2fixed
stretch (security)2.2.4-2+deb9u2fixed
sid2.2.5-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libgd2source(unstable)2.0.35.dfsg-1low408982
libgd2sourceetch2.0.33-5.2etch2highDSA-1936-1
libgd2sourcelenny2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-3+lenny1highDSA-1936-1

Notes

[sarge] - libgd2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable)
[etch] - libgd2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable)

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