Debian Security Advisory

DLA-981-1 apng2gif -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
07 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6960.
More information:

It was discovered that apng2gif was vulnerable to an integer overflow resulting in a heap-based buffer over-read/write. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted APNG file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.5-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your apng2gif packages.

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