84831 : GIMP KiSS Palette File Handling Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-08-20

Description

GIMP is prone to an overflow condition. The program fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow. With a specially crafted KiSS palette file, a context-dependent attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, a patch has been committed to the CVS/GIT repository that addresses this vulnerability. Until it is incorporated into the next release of the software, manually patching an existing installation is the only known available solution. Check the vendor advisory or solution URL in the references section.

Products

The GIMP Team
Gimp
Unspecified

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-08-27 | Disagree?

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