Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in gif2png, the worst of which might allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-gfx/gif2png on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.5.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.5.8|
gif2png converts images from GIF format to PNG format.
Two vulnerabilities have been found in gif2png:
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code, a Denial of Service condition, or the creation of PNG files in unintended directories.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All gif2png users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/gif2png-2.5.8"
March 16, 2012
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