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[DSA890] DSA-890-1 libungif4

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-890-1 libungif4

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Chris Evans discovered several security related problems in libungif4,
a shared library for GIF images. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following vulnerabilities:
Null pointer dereference, that could cause a denial of service.
Out of bounds memory access that could cause a denial of service
or the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1.0b1-2woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1.3-2sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your libungif4 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-890
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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