USN-2051-1: GIMP vulnerability
09 December 2013
GIMP could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- gimp - The GNU Image Manipulation Program
Murray McAllister discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed XWD
files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted XWD file, an
attacker could cause GIMP to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with
the user's privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.