Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1233-1 gifsicle -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
gifsicle
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000421.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a use-after-free vulnerability in gifsicle, a command-line tool for manipulating GIF images.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in gifsicle version 1.67-1.1~deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gifsicle packages.

(Thanks to Herbert Parentes Fortes Neto for his help in preparing this update.)