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

High Nessus Plugin ID 44877


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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 Select Tool * Updated and new translations: Basque (eu) British English (en_GB) Czech (cs) French (fr) Greek (el) Italian (it) Japanese (ja) Norwegian Nynorsk (nn) Polish (pl) Romanian (ro) Russian (ru) Simplified Chinese (zh_CN) For more information about the above bugs, please consult the respective tickets on:

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Update the affected gimp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44877

File Name: fedora_2009-11880.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/02/25

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gimp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/20

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2009-11880