DescriptionThe gif_next_LZW function in libnsgif.c in Libnsgif 0.1.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted LZW stream in a GIF file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs810491

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
netsurf (PTS)bookworm, bullseye3.10-1fixed
sid, trixie3.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - libnsgif <no-dsa> (Library not used anywhere in Debian)
[jessie] - netsurf <no-dsa> (netsurf already relies only entirely unsupported mozjs)
[wheezy] - netsurf <no-dsa> (netsurf already relies only entirely unsupported mozjs)

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