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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131184
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0020
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0020
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0020

Vulnerability Insight:
Advisory text to describe the update. Wrap lines at ~
75 chars. A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in giffix utility of giflib when processing records of the type 'IMAGE_DESC_RECORD_TYPE' due to the allocated size of 'LineBuffer' equaling the value of the logical screen width, 'GifFileIn->SWidth', while subsequently having 'GifFileIn->Image.Width' bytes of data written to it (CVE-2015-7555).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
4.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7555
BugTraq ID: 81697
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81697
Bugtraq: 20151221 giflib: heap overflow in giffix (CVE-2015-7555) (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/537171/100/0/threaded
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/174876.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Dec/83
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135034/giflib-5.1.1-Heap-Overflow.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035331
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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