This bug was fixed in the package tracker - 1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1

tracker (1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Integer overflow when skipping over
    decoded image data of extremely large or specially
    prepared GIF resulting in a program crash (LP: #1178402)
   - debian/patches/fix-gif-possible-integer-overflow.patch:
     Avoid integer overflow by reading/skipping over image data
     line by line in read_metadata in

 -- Nikita Yerenkov-Scott <>  Sun, 09 Oct 2016
16:06:45 +0100

** Changed in: tracker (Ubuntu Xenial)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Released

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