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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 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
packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20632 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2974
CVE-2005-3350