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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for gimp RHSA-2013:1778-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'gimp'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'gimp'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

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

A stack-based buffer overflow flaw, a heap-based buffer overflow, and an
integer overflow flaw were found in the way GIMP loaded certain X Window
System (XWD) image dump files. A remote attacker could provide a specially
crafted XWD image file that, when processed, would cause the XWD plug-in to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the GIMP. (CVE-2012-5576, CVE-2013-1913, CVE-2013-1978)

The CVE-2013-1913 and CVE-2013-1978 issues were discovered by Murray
McAllister of the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Users of the GIMP are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct these issues. The GIMP must be restarted for the update to take

Affected Software/OS:
gimp on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5576
BugTraq ID: 56647
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1623 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0123 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1913
BugTraq ID: 64105
Debian Security Information: DSA-2813 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1778
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1978
BugTraq ID: 64098
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