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<title>gif2png: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in gif2png, the worst of
which might allow execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">gif2png</product>
<announced>March 16, 2012</announced>
<revised>March 16, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="media-gfx/gif2png" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.5.8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.5.8</vulnerable>
<p>gif2png converts images from GIF format to PNG format.</p>
<p>Two vulnerabilities have been found in gif2png:</p>
<li>A boundary error in gif2png.c could cause a buffer overflow
<li>The patch for CVE-2009-5018 causes gif2png to truncate GIF pathnames
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code, a Denial of
Service condition, or the creation of PNG files in unintended
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All gif2png users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-gfx/gif2png-2.5.8"
<uri link="">CVE-2010-4694</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2010-4695</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 09 Mar 2012 22:46:15 +0000" tag="requester">ackle</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:58:44 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>