Fedora 11 : gimp-2.6.8-1.fc11 (2009-11880)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.6.7 to GIMP 2.6.8
================================================= * Bugs fixed: 470698
- MapObject cannot modify highlight 593848 - FG color changed to black
when FG- BG Editor tab created 594651 - layer.scale() raises
RuntimeError 594998 - Keyboard shortcuts does not work for first image
when dock is focused 599765 - F1 key on gimp-tool-align in menu have
wrong link and it open gimp-tool-move 600484 - Gimp BMP Integer
Overflow Vulnerability 600741

- 'read_channel_data()' Integer Overflow Vulnerability
601891 - gimp_image_get_selection returns None 602761 -
plug-in-grid: Parameters Horizontal/Vertical Spacing and
Horizontal/Vertical Offset are reversed. 603995 - PCX
plugin doesn't sanitize input to avoid allocation
overflows. 603998 - PCX: Calculating amount of memory to
allocate may overflow. 604000 - SGI: sanitize input
604001 - SGI: Calculating amount of memory to allocate
may overflow. 604002 - SGI: RLE encoded input data may
write beyond allocated buffers 604004 - SGI: allocate
memory consistently 604008 - GBR, PAT: sanitize input
data 604078 - Crash when pressing Backspace with Free
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See also :


Solution :

Update the affected gimp package.

Risk factor :


Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44877 (fedora_2009-11880.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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