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[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201311-05 ] GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201311-05

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http://security.gentoo.org/

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Severity: Normal

Title: GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: November 10, 2013

Bugs: #434580, #444280

ID: 201311-05

 

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Synopsis

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GIMP, the worst of which

allow execution of arbitrary code.

 

Background

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GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

 

Affected packages

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

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1 media-gfx/gimp < 2.8.2-r1 >= 2.8.2-r1

 

Description

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GIMP. Please review

the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

 

Impact

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A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted KiSS

palette, GIF image or XWD file using GIMP, possibly resulting in

execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a

Denial of Service condition.

 

Workaround

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There is no known workaround at this time.

 

Resolution

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All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge --sync

# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/gimp-2.8.2-r1"

 

References

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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-3403

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3403

[ 2 ] CVE-2012-3481

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3481

[ 3 ] CVE-2012-5576

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5576

 

Availability

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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201311-05.xml

 

Concerns?

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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the

confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost

importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to

security ( -at -) gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text

belongs to its owner(s).

 

The contents of this document are licensed under the

Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

 

 

 

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