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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
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:
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected gif2png package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true