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GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201209-23 / gimp
Release Date September 28, 2012
Latest Revision September 28, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-gfx/gimp < 2.6.12-r2 >= 2.6.12-r2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #293127, #350915, #372975, #379289, #418425, #432582

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GIMP, the worst of which allow execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information

Background

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GIMP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/gimp-2.6.12-r2"

4.  References



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