CVE-2014-2497

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-03-13
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1076676: CVE-2014-2497 gd: NULL pointer dereference in gdImageCreateFromXpm()
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the gdImageCreateFromXpm() function of PHP's gd extension. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a PHP application using gd via a specially crafted X PixMap (XPM) file.

Find out more about CVE-2014-2497 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of gd as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php) RHSA-2014:1327 2014-09-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2014:1326 2014-09-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php55-php) RHSA-2014:1766 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php54-php) RHSA-2014:1765 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php54-php) RHSA-2014:1765 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php55-php) RHSA-2014:1766 2014-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2014:1326 2014-09-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 gd Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libwmf Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libwmf Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gd Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 gd Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libwmf Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
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