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RHSA-2011:0839: gimp security update

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RHSA-2011:0839: gimp security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/07/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an image composition andediting program.A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the GIMP's Paint Shop Pro(PSP) image file plug-in. An attacker could create a specially-crafted PSPimage file that, when opened, could cause the PSP plug-in to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user runningthe GIMP. (CVE-2010-4543)A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the GIMP's Lightning,Sphere Designer, and Gfig image filters. An attacker could create aspecially-crafted Lightning, Sphere Designer, or Gfig filter configurationfile that, when opened, could cause the relevant plug-in to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user runningthe GIMP. (CVE-2010-4540, CVE-2010-4541, CVE-2010-4542)Users of the GIMP are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to correct these issues. The GIMP must berestarted for the update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-gimp
  • redhat-upgrade-gimp-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-gimp-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-gimp-devel-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-gimp-help-browser
  • redhat-upgrade-gimp-libs

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