openSUSE Security Update : giflib (openSUSE-2016-118)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88543


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for giflib fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-7555: Heap overflow in giffix (bsc#960319)

- bsc#949160: Fix a memory leak This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected giflib packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88543

File Name: openSUSE-2016-118.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/03

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:giflib-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:giflib-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:giflib-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:giflib-progs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:giflib-progs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgif6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgif6-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgif6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgif6-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7555