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Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:17:37 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: gif2png: command-line buffer
 overflow problem


I don't have any 2009 IDs. Can you take this one.



----- "Kurt Seifried" <> wrote:

> This is from 2009 but doesn't appear to have a CVE (no "gif2png" in
> the CVE database).
> Sources:
> Description:
> A buffer overflow in gif2png 2.5.3 and earlier allows an attacker to
> execute arbitrary code via a long command line argument passed to the
> gif2png binary.
> It was first claimed that it was fixed in 2.5.2 but it is reported
> that it isn't fixed, I tested 2.5.3 and it still seg faults the same
> way as 2.5.2 so it would appear it was never fixed, as the software
> was last updated in 2005 I guess this one never gets fixed.
> -- 
> Kurt Seifried
> tel: 1-703-879-3176

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