Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2165-1 apng2gif -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Mar 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6960.
More information:

An issue has been found in apng2gif, a tool for converting APNG images to animated GIF format.

One of the function contained an integer overflow resulting in a heap-based buffer over-read.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your apng2gif packages.

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