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.
Published 2006-06-08 16:06:00
Updated 2018-10-03 21:43:09
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-2906

10.42%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-2906

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
4.9
6.9
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-2906

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Products affected by CVE-2006-2906

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