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
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