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Bug 1388787 (CVE-2016-6911)

Summary: CVE-2016-6911 gd, php: Missing check for OOB read in dynamicGetbuf()
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: abhgupta, databases-maint, dmcphers, fedora, hhorak, jialiu, jmlich83, jokerman, jorton, kseifried, lmeyer, mmccomas, mskalick, rcollet, sardella, tiwillia, trepik, varekova, webstack-team
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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A vulnerability was found in gd. The function dynamicGetbuf() failed to check for out of bounds reads. An attacker could create a crafted image that would lead to a crash or, potentially, information disclosure.
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Last Closed: 2016-12-16 04:30:55 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1388788, 1388790    
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CVE-2016-6911 patch none

Description Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 08:11:09 UTC
It was found that dynamicGetbuf() doesn't check for out-of-bounds read and returns wrong return code.

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 08:11:56 UTC
Created gd tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1388788]

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 08:12:07 UTC
Created php tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1388790]

Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 08:17:42 UTC
Created attachment 1214203 [details]
CVE-2016-6911 patch

Comment 4 Marek Skalický 2016-12-05 09:52:31 UTC
Why the patch is not published to upstream?
Who created the fix please?

Comment 5 Adam Mariš 2016-12-05 10:42:32 UTC
(In reply to Marek Skalický from comment #4)
> Why the patch is not published to upstream?
> Who created the fix please?

I took it from

Comment 6 Marek Skalický 2016-12-06 11:21:05 UTC
Pull request to upstream