Security update for gd

SUSE Security Update: Security update for gd
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14309-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1050241 #1123522 #1140120
Cross-References:CVE-2017-7890 CVE-2019-11038 CVE-2019-6978
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for gd fixes the following issues:
Security vulnerability addressed:

  • CVE-2017-7890: Fixed a buffer over-read into uninitialized memory (bsc#1050241).
  • CVE-2019-6978: Fixed a double free in the GD graphics library (bsc#1123522).
  • CVE-2019-11038: Fixed a information disclosure in gdImageCreateFromXbm() (bsc#1140120).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-gd-14309=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • gd-debuginfo-2.0.36.RC1-
    • gd-debugsource-2.0.36.RC1-