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RHSA-2006-0598: gimp

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gimp packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated gimp packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

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

Henning Makholm discovered a buffer overflow bug in The GIMP XCF file
loader. A possible hacker could create a carefully crafted image that could
execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-3404)

Please note that this issue did not affect the gimp packages in Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 2.1, or 3.

Users of The GIMP should update to these erratum packages which contain a
backported fix to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0598.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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