This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in GifIndexToTrueColor in "ngiflib.c". A remote attacker can trigger denial of service conditions via a file that lacks a palette.Mitigation
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.Vulnerable software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.