CVE-2016-3977

Priority
Description
Heap-based buffer overflow in util/gif2rgb.c in gif2rgb in giflib 5.1.2
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash)
via the background color index in a GIF file.
Notes
 sbeattie> out of bounds read
 mdeslaur> looks like this was fixed in 5.1.4-0.3 but then the patch got
 mdeslaur> dropped again in 5.1.4-0.4 although it's still needed, contrary
 mdeslaur> to the note in the changelog
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (5.1.4-0.3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needed
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needed
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceforge.net/p/giflib/code/ci/ea8dbc5786862a3e16a5acfa3d24e2c2f608cd88/
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:19:10 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)