CVE-2016-3977 (retired)

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
sbeattieout of bounds read
mdeslaurlooks like this was fixed in 5.1.4-0.3 but then the patch got
dropped again in 5.1.4-0.4 although it's still needed, contrary
to the note in the changelog
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (5.1.4-0.3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.1.4-2ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.1.4-3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.1.4-3)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceforge.net/p/giflib/code/ci/ea8dbc5786862a3e16a5acfa3d24e2c2f608cd88/
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 07:56:17 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)