openSUSE Security Update : giflib (openSUSE-2016-556)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90908


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


giflib was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-3977: Heap buffer overflow in gif2rgb (bsc#974847).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected giflib packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90908

File Name: openSUSE-2016-556.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/05

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: 2016/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3977