CVE-2017-16938

NameCVE-2017-16938
DescriptionA global buffer overflow in OptiPNG 0.7.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service attack or other unspecified impact with a maliciously crafted GIF format file, related to an uncontrolled loop in the LZWReadByte function of the gifread.c file.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1196-1, DSA-4058-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs878839

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
optipng (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.7.5-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.7.6-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.7.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
optipngsource(unstable)0.7.6-1.1medium878839
optipngsourcejessie0.7.5-1+deb8u2mediumDSA-4058-1
optipngsourcestretch0.7.6-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-4058-1
optipngsourcewheezy0.6.4-1+deb7u4mediumDLA-1196-1

Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/optipng/bugs/69/

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