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Bug 851945 (CVE-2021-40633) - media-libs/giflib: DoS via excessive memory consumption
Summary: media-libs/giflib: DoS via excessive memory consumption
Alias: CVE-2021-40633
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [upstream]
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-06-14 17:13 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2022-06-14 17:13 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-06-14 17:13:51 UTC

A memory leak (out-of-memory) in gif2rgb in util/gif2rgb.c in giflib 5.1.4 allows remote attackers trigger an out of memory exception or denial of service via a gif format file.

Upstream report is still open (and untouched).