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A giflib security update has been released for Fedora 38.



[SECURITY] Fedora 38 Update: giflib-5.2.1-17.fc38


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-1b5f6f4eb2
2023-09-18 18:06:48.749961
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Name : giflib
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 5.2.1
Release : 17.fc38
URL : http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/giflib/
Summary : A library and utilities for processing GIFs
Description :
giflib is a library for reading and writing gif images.

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Update Information:

Add patch for CVE-2023.39742.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Sep 14 2023 Sandro Mani [manisandro@gmail.com] - 5.2.1-17
- Add patch for CVE-2023-39742
* Wed Jul 19 2023 Fedora Release Engineering [releng@fedoraproject.org] - 5.2.1-16
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2238790 - CVE-2023-39742 giflib: segfault via getarg.c [fedora-all]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2238790
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-1b5f6f4eb2' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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