[USN-4513-1] apng2gif vulnerability
avital.ostromich at canonical.com
Thu Sep 17 15:00:40 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4513-1
September 17, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
apng2gif could be made to expose sensitive information if it opened a
specifically crafted APNG file.
- apng2gif: tool for converting APNG images to animated GIF format
Dileep Kumar Jallepalli discovered that apng2gif incorrectly handled
loading APNG files. An attacker could exploit this with a crafted APNG
file to access sensitive information. (CVE-2017-6960)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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