Debian DSA-4077-1 : gimp - security update

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Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in GIMP, the GNU Image
Manipulation Program, which could result in denial of service
(application crash) or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if
malformed files are opened.

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=884836
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=884837
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=884862
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=884925
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=884927
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=885347
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/gimp
https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/gimp
https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/gimp
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4077

Solution :

Upgrade the gimp packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
fixed in version 2.8.14-1+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 2.8.18-1+deb9u1.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 105499 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-17784
CVE-2017-17785
CVE-2017-17786
CVE-2017-17787
CVE-2017-17788
CVE-2017-17789

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