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[DSA890] DSA-890-1 libungif4 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
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
Threat Level: High
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