Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gimp (MDVSA-2011:110)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55171
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in gimp :
Multiple integer overflows in the load_image function in file-pcx.c in the Personal Computer Exchange (PCX) plugin in GIMP 2.6.x and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCX image that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2011-1178).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.