GLSA-200707-09 : GIMP: Multiple integer overflows

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200707-09
(GIMP: Multiple integer overflows)

Sean Larsson from iDefense Labs discovered multiple integer overflows
in various GIMP plugins (CVE-2006-4519). Stefan Cornelius from Secunia
Research discovered an integer overflow in the
seek_to_and_unpack_pixeldata() function when processing PSD files

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running GIMP.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gimp-2.2.16'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25791 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4519

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