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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0020
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0020
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).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7555
BugTraq ID: 81697
Bugtraq: 20151221 giflib: heap overflow in giffix (CVE-2015-7555) (Google Search)
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