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USN-3539-1: GIMP vulnerabilities

22 January 2018

Several security issues were fixed in GIMP.



  • gimp - The GNU Image Manipulation Program


It was discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled certain images. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could possibly use
this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-17784, CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786,
CVE-2017-17787, CVE-2017-17788, CVE-2017-17789)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.