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Secunia Security Advisory 50296

Secunia Security Advisory 50296
Posted Aug 20, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Some vulnerabilities have been reported in GIMP, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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MD5 | 81ba0b3d529aee2bdf71fd95381e2667

Secunia Security Advisory 50296

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TITLE:
GIMP CEL Plug-In Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50296

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50296

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-20

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
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DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in GIMP, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An error exists within the parsing of KiSS palette files and can
be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially
crafted palette file.

2) An integer overflow error within the "ReadImage()" function
(plug-ins/common/file-gif-load.c) when parsing the "height" and "len"
properties of an image file can be exploited to cause a heap-based
buffer overflow via a specially crafted GIF file.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of
arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in all 2.8.x and prior versions.

SOLUTION:
Fixed in the GIT repository.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1) Murray McAllister, Red Hat
2) Matthias Weckbecker, Suse

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Red Hat:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=839020

Suse:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/20/8

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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