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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2906

The 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.
Publish Date : 2006-06-08 Last Update Date : 2010-04-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2906

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Thomas Boutell Graphics Draw Library 2.0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Thomas Boutell Graphics Draw Library 1

- References For CVE-2006-2906

http://secunia.com/advisories/21050
SECUNIA 21050
http://secunia.com/advisories/21186
SECUNIA 21186
http://secunia.com/advisories/23783
SECUNIA 23783
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1067
SREASON 1067
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1117
DEBIAN DSA-1117
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:112
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:113
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:113
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:122
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:122
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_31_php.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:031
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0038
TRUSTIX 2006-0038
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-298-1
UBUNTU USN-298-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/26976
XF gdgraphicslibrary-gif-dos(26976)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-939 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/20500
SECUNIA 20500
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2174
VUPEN ADV-2006-2174
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/436132
BUGTRAQ 20060606 libgd 2.0.33 infinite loop in GIF decoding ?
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18294
BID 18294 GD Graphics Library Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-16
http://secunia.com/advisories/20887
SECUNIA 20887
http://secunia.com/advisories/20866
SECUNIA 20866
http://secunia.com/advisories/20853
SECUNIA 20853
http://secunia.com/advisories/20676
SECUNIA 20676
http://secunia.com/advisories/20571
SECUNIA 20571

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2906

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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