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Moderately critical

Gimp SUNRAS Plugin "set_color_table()" Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-04-27    Last Update:  2007-05-28    Views:  15,290

Secunia Advisory SA25012

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Marsu has discovered a vulnerability in Gimp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "set_color_table()" function in plug-ins/common/sunras.c. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by e.g. tricking a user into opening a specially crafted .RAS file.

Successful exploitation may allow the execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.2.14. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.2.15.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Marsu

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3801

Deep Links:
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