FreeBSD : giflib -- heap overflow (90c8385a-dc9f-11e5-8fa8-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Hans Jerry Illikainen reports :

A heap overflow may occur in the giffix utility included in
giflib-5.1.1 when processing records of the type
`IMAGE_DESC_RECORD_TYPE' due to the allocated size of `LineBuffer'
equaling the value of the logical screen width, `GifFileIn->SWidth',
while subsequently having `GifFileIn->Image.Width' bytes of data
written to it.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2015/Dec/114
http://www.nessus.org/u?2c71c5fc

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89014 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7555

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