Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : gimp vulnerability (USN-480-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28081
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionStefan Cornelius discovered that Gimp could miscalculate the size of heap buffers when processing PSD images. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PSD file with Gimp, an attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.