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Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 01:29:49 +0200
From: Patroklos Argyroudis <>
To: Razuel Akaharnath <>
Subject: Re: [gif2png] long filename Buffer Overrun

On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 10:59:28PM +0200, Razuel Akaharnath wrote:
> "The gif2png program converts files from the obsolescent Graphic Interchange
> Format to Portable Network Graphics <>. The
> conversion preserves all graphic information, including transparency,
> perfectly. The gif2png program can even recover data from corrupted GIFs."
> homepage: <>
> gif2png does not perform proper bounds checking on the size of input
> filename. The buffer (1025 in size) is easily overrun with a strcpy
> function.
> latest: 2.5.2

I have reported this to Debian about two months ago:

Patroklos Argyroudis

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