Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gif2png (MDVSA-2011:009)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gif2png :

Stack-based buffer overflow in gif2png.c in gif2png 2.5.3 and earlier
might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via
a long command-line argument, as demonstrated by a CGI program that
launches gif2png (CVE-2009-5018).

Buffer overflow in gif2png.c in gif2png 2.5.3 and earlier might allow
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or have unspecified other impact via a GIF file that contains
many images, leading to long extensions such as .p100 for PNG output
files, as demonstrated by a CGI program that launches gif2png, a
different vulnerability than CVE-2009-5018 (CVE-2010-4694).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected gif2png package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51801 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41801

CVE ID: CVE-2009-5018
CVE-2010-4694

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