GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities

2013-11-10T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201311-05
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2013-11-10T00:00:00

Description

Background

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GIMP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted KiSS palette, GIF image or XWD file using GIMP, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/gimp-2.8.2-r1"