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USN-494-1: Gimp vulnerability

2 August 2007

Gimp vulnerability



Sean Larsson discovered multiple integer overflows in Gimp. By tricking
a user into opening a specially crafted DICOM, PNM, PSD, PSP, RAS, XBM,
or XWD image, a remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with the user's privileges.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 7.04
  • gimp - 2.2.13-1ubuntu4.3
Ubuntu 6.10
  • gimp - 2.2.13-1ubuntu3.3
Ubuntu 6.06
  • gimp - 2.2.11-1ubuntu3.4

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.