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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0598

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0598.

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an image composition and
editing program.

Henning Makholm discovered a buffer overflow bug in The GIMP XCF file
loader. An attacker could create a carefully crafted image that could
execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-3404)

Please note that this issue did not affect the gimp packages in Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 2.1, or 3.

Users of The GIMP should update to these erratum packages which contain a
backported fix to correct this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3404
BugTraq ID: 18877
Bugtraq: 20060724 ERRATA: [ GLSA 200607-08 ] GIMP: Buffer overflow (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20060724 Re: [ GLSA 200607-08 ] GIMP: Buffer overflow (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20060724 rPSA-2006-0135-1 gimp (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1116 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:019 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: gimp-xcfloadvector-bo(27687)
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