Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gimp (MDVSA-2009:296-1)

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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 :

Integer overflow in the ReadImage function in
plug-ins/file-bmp/bmp-read.c in GIMP 2.6.7 might allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BMP file with crafted width
and height values that trigger a heap-based buffer overflow
(CVE-2009-1570).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-42/

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43144 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-296.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37006

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1570

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