Gentoo: 201311-05 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.
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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
========

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
======

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
============

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

License

Copyright 2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

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