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Debian: New libgd2 packages fix denial of service

It was discoverd that the GD graphics library performs insufficient checks of the validity of GIF images, which might lead to denial of service by tricking the application into an infinite loop. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1117-1                                   Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 21st, 2006               
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Package        : libgd2
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem-Type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-2906
Debian Bug     : 372912

It was discoverd that the GD graphics library performs insufficient checks
of the validity of GIF images, which might lead to denial of service by
tricking the application into an infinite loop.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.33-1.1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.33-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgd2 packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
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