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CVE-2012-5576

Published: 27 November 2012

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.8.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large (1) red, (2) green, or (3) blue color mask in an XWD file.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
gimp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
lucid
Released (2.6.8-2ubuntu1.6)
oneiric
Released (2.6.11-2ubuntu4.2)
precise
Released (2.6.12-1ubuntu1.2)
quantal
Released (2.8.2-1ubuntu1.1)
upstream Needed

Patches:
upstream: http://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=2873262fccba12af144ed96ed91be144d92ff2e1