Debian Security Advisory

DLA-389-1 giflib -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Jan 2016
Affected Packages:
giflib
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 808704.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-7555.
More information:

It was discovered that a maliciously crafted GIF can crash the giffix utility which is part of giflib-tools.

We recommend that you upgrade your giflib-tools package to version 4.1.6-9+deb6u1 (Debian squeeze LTS).