Updated gimp packages that fix several security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise 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
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,
Users of The GIMP should update to these erratum packages, which contain a
backported fix to correct these issues.