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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 981-1] apng2gif security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that apng2gif was vulnerable to an integer overflow resulting in a heap-based buffer over-read/write. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted APNG file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

apng2gif on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.5-1+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your apng2gif packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)