Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gimp (MDVSA-2011:110)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in gimp :

Multiple integer overflows in the load_image function in file-pcx.c in
the Personal Computer Exchange (PCX) plugin in GIMP 2.6.x and earlier
allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCX image that
triggers a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2011-1178).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55171 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48057

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1178