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Security update for gimp


(Last modified: 01AUG2006)

solutions Security update for gimp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e9104cedf7dc76ebe369407b5542e09b)

Applies to

Package: gimp
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
Patch: patch-11137
Release: 20060801
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

A buffer overflow was fixed in the xcf loader in GIMP that allows
user-complicit attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly
execute arbitrary code via an XCF file with a large num_axes value in the
VECTORS property. (CVE-2006-3404)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh gimp.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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