Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : libungif4 vulnerabilities (USN-214-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Chris Evans discovered several buffer overflows in the libungif
library. By tricking an user (or automated system) into processing a
specially crafted GIF image, this could be exploited to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the application using libungif.

Solution :

Update the affected libungif-bin, libungif4-dev and / or libungif4g

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20632 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15299

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2974