CVE-2018-11489

NameCVE-2018-11489
DescriptionThe DGifDecompressLine function in dgif_lib.c in GIFLIB (possibly version 3.0.x), as later shipped in cgif.c in sam2p 0.49.4, has a heap-based buffer overflow because a certain CrntCode array index is not checked. This will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs904113

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
giflib (PTS)jessie4.1.6-11+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch5.1.4-0.4vulnerable
buster, sid5.1.4-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
giflibsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium904113

Notes

[stretch] - giflib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - giflib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/pts/sam2p/issues/37
https://sourceforge.net/p/giflib/bugs/112/
Issue was reported against sam2p but issue is in dgif_lib.c from giflib.

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