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<glsa id="200705-08">
<title>GIMP: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
GIMP is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">gimp</product>
<announced>May 07, 2007</announced>
<revised>May 07, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>176226</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/gimp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.14</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.14</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Marsu discovered that the "set_color_table()" function in the SUNRAS
plugin is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted .RAS file,
possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running GIMP.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/gimp-2.2.14&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2356">CVE-2007-2356</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 06 May 2007 21:00:37 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 06 May 2007 21:03:26 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>