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Bug 648602 (CVE-2017-1000421) - <media-gfx/gifsicle-1.90: Use-After-Free bug in gifview
Summary: <media-gfx/gifsicle-1.90: Use-After-Free bug in gifview
Alias: CVE-2017-1000421
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-02-23 12:20 UTC by Dimitris Nakos (sokan)
Modified: 2018-11-25 01:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description Dimitris Nakos (sokan) 2018-02-23 12:20:58 UTC
Gifsicle gifview 1.89 and older is vulnerable to a use-after-free in the read_gif function resulting potential code execution.  

-Gentoo Security Padawan-
Comment 1 Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2018-03-14 22:28:14 UTC
@Maintainers, 1.90 already in tree, please call for stabilization when ready.

Thank you,
Comment 2 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-03-25 19:49:56 UTC
@arches, please stabilize.
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-03-29 13:46:26 UTC
x86 can't stabilize due to bug 651924.
Comment 4 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-06-24 19:40:48 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 9ba291ef77b6bee1cc2c9d4ee6c3747efd8ad7c0
Author:     Sergei Trofimovich <>
AuthorDate: 2018-06-24 17:27:28 +0000
Commit:     Sergei Trofimovich <>
CommitDate: 2018-06-24 19:35:09 +0000

    media-gfx/gifsicle: stable 1.90 for ppc, bug #648602
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.40, Repoman-2.3.9
    RepoMan-Options: --include-arches="ppc"

 media-gfx/gifsicle/gifsicle-1.90.ebuild | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
Comment 5 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-11-25 01:40:48 UTC
cleanup will occur in bug #655572