GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201209-23

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

Affected Packages

media-gfx/gimp on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.6.12-r2
Unaffected versions >= 2.6.12-r2

Background

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

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

Release Date
September 28, 2012

Latest Revision
September 28, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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