|Description||An issue was discovered in apng2gif 1.7. There is improper sanitization of user input causing huge memory allocations, resulting in a crash. This is related to the read_chunk function using the pChunk->size value (within the PNG file) to determine the amount of memory to allocate.|
|Source||CVE (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)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[jessie] - apng2gif <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later with refactoring)
[wheezy] - apng2gif <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later with refactoring)