Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

CESA-2007:0513: gimp security update

Back to Search

CESA-2007:0513: gimp security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/10/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated gimp packages that fix several security issues are now available for CentOS Linux. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an image composition and editing program. Multiple integer overflow and input validation flaws were found in The GIMP's image loaders. An attacker could create a carefully crafted image file that could cause The GIMP to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-4519, CVE-2007-2949, CVE-2007-3741) Users of The GIMP should update to these erratum packages, which contain a backported fix to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-gimp
  • centos-upgrade-gimp-devel
  • centos-upgrade-gimp-libs
  • centos-upgrade-gimp-perl

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;