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Vulnerability of gd: infinite loop via gdImageCreateFromGifCtx

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an infinite loop via gdImageCreateFromGifCtx() of gd, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, PHP, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 29/03/2018.
Références of this alert: bulletinapr2018, bulletinjan2019, CVE-2018-5711, DLA-1248-1, DLA-1251-1, DLA-1651-1, FEDORA-2018-331af74020, FEDORA-2018-ba81e4e4a0, FEDORA-2018-c4e9207c31, FEDORA-2018-d034538627, openSUSE-SU-2018:0248-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0316-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0318-1, RHSA-2018:1296-01, RHSA-2019:2519-01, SSA:2018-136-02, SSA:2020-083-01, SUSE-SU-2018:0806-1, USN-3566-1, USN-3566-2, USN-3600-1, USN-3600-2, USN-3755-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25715.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an infinite loop via gdImageCreateFromGifCtx() of gd, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, PHP, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 7: new libgd2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: libgd2 2.0.36~rc1~dfsg-6.1+deb7u11

Debian 7: new php5 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: php5 5.4.45-0+deb7u12

Debian 8: new libgd2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: libgd2 2.1.0-5+deb8u12

Fedora: new gd packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 26: gd 2.2.5-2.fc26
  Fedora 27: gd 2.2.5-3.fc27

Fedora: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 26: php 7.1.13-1.fc26
  Fedora 27: php 7.1.13-1.fc27

openSUSE Leap: new gd packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: gd 2.1.0-24.1

openSUSE Leap: new php5 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: apache2-mod_php5 5.5.14-91.2, php5 5.5.14-91.2
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: apache2-mod_php5 5.5.14-77.18.2, php5 5.5.14-77.18.2

openSUSE Leap: new php7 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: apache2-mod_php7 7.0.7-28.1, php7 7.0.7-28.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of April 2018 v1.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of April 2018 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of January 2019 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

PHP: version 5.6.33.
The version 5.6.33 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

PHP: version 7.0.27.
The version 7.0.27 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

PHP: version 7.1.13.
The version 7.1.13 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

PHP: version 7.2.1.
The version 7.2.1 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

RHEL 7: new rh-php71-php packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: rh-php71-php 7.1.30-1.el7

RHEL: new rh-php70-php packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: rh-php70-php 7.0.27-1.el6
  RHEL 7: rh-php70-php 7.0.27-1.el7

Slackware: new gd packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.2: gd 2.3.0-*-1_slack14.2

Slackware: new php packages (17/05/2018).
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.0: php 5.6.36-*-1_slack14.0
  Slackware 14.1: php 5.6.36-*-1_slack14.1
  Slackware 14.2: php 5.6.36-*-1_slack14.2

SUSE LE 11: new php53 packages (26/03/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP3: apache2-mod_php53 5.3.17-112.20.1, php53 5.3.17-112.20.1
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: apache2-mod_php53 5.3.17-112.20.1, php53 5.3.17-112.20.1

Ubuntu: new libgd3 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libgd3 2.2.5-4ubuntu0.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libgd3 2.1.1-4ubuntu0.16.04.10
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libgd3 2.1.0-3ubuntu0.10

Ubuntu: new PHP packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.23
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.29+esm2
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.36

Ubuntu: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 17.10: php7.1 7.1.15-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: php7.0 7.0.28-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.24
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.30

Wind River Linux: solution (17/04/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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