GLSA-200705-08 : GIMP: Buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-08
(GIMP: Buffer overflow)

Marsu discovered that the 'set_color_table()' function in the SUNRAS
plugin is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted .RAS file,
possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running GIMP.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200705-08.xml

Solution :

All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gimp-2.2.14'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25185 (gentoo_GLSA-200705-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2356