DescriptionMultiple use-after-free and double-free vulnerabilities in gifcolor.c in GIFLIB 5.1.2 have unspecified impact and attack vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
giflib (PTS)jessie4.1.6-11+deb8u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster5.1.4-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
giflibsourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - giflib <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 5.1.2)
Issue only in gifcolor utility, not installed into giflib-tools
Issue introduced upstream in 5.1.2 and fixed in 5.1.3.

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