CVE-2009-5018

NameCVE-2009-5018
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in gif2png.c in gif2png 2.5.3 and earlier might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command-line argument, as demonstrated by a CGI program that launches gif2png.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs550978

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gif2pngsource(unstable)2.5.2-1low550978

Notes

[etch] - gif2png <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[lenny] - gif2png <no-dsa> (minor issue)

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