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Fedora Core 5 2006-794: gimp

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gimp package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-794 (gimp).

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a powerful image
composition and editing program, which can be extremely useful for
creating logos and other graphics for webpages. The GIMP has many of
the tools and filters you would expect to find in similar commercial
offerings, and some interesting extras as well. The GIMP provides a
large image manipulation toolbox, including channel operations and
layers, effects, sub-pixel imaging and anti-aliasing, and conversions,
all with multi-level undo.

Update Information:

This new version of GIMP fixes a vulerability in the loader
for the XCF format which is the native image file format for
the GIMP.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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