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USN214-1 : libungif4 vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
libungif4 vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libungif-bin
- libungif4-dev
- libungif4g


Description :

Chris Evans discovered several buffer overflows in the libungif
library. By tricking an user (or automated system) into processing a
specially crafted GIF image, this could be exploited to execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the application using libungif.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libungif-bin-4.1.3-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libungif4-dev-4.1.3-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libungif4g-4.1.3-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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