Gentoo: 201209-23 GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GIMP, the worst of which allow execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201209-23
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 28, 2012
     Bugs: #293127, #350915, #372975, #379289, #418425, #432582
       ID: 201209-23

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-gfx/gimp             < 2.6.12-r2              >= 2.6.12-r2

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.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

References
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[  1 ] CVE-2009-1570
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-1570
[  2 ] CVE-2009-3909
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3909
[  3 ] CVE-2010-4540
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4540
[  4 ] CVE-2010-4541
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4541
[  5 ] CVE-2010-4542
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4542
[  6 ] CVE-2010-4543
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4543
[  7 ] CVE-2011-1178
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1178
[  8 ] CVE-2011-2896
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2896
[  9 ] CVE-2012-2763
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2763
[ 10 ] CVE-2012-3402
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3402

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-23.xml

Concerns?
=========

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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2012 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