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<title>GIMP: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
GIMP is prone to a buffer overflow which may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code when loading specially crafted XCF files.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">gimp</product>
<announced>July 23, 2006</announced>
<revised>July 24, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>139524</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/gimp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.12</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. XCF is the native image
file format used by GIMP.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Henning Makholm discovered that the "xcf_load_vector()" function is
vulnerable to a buffer overflow when loading a XCF file with a large
"num_axes" value.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code by
enticing a user to open a specially crafted XCF file.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All GIMP users should update to the latest stable version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/gimp-2.2.12&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3404">CVE-2006-3404</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 12 Jul 2006 17:07:39 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 12 Jul 2006 18:38:18 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 12 Jul 2006 19:27:03 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
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