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4.44. gimp

Updated gimp packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an image composition and editing program. GIMP provides a large image manipulation toolbox, including channel operations and layers, effects, sub-pixel imaging and anti-aliasing, and conversions, all with multi-level undo.

Bug Fix

BZ#452998
Prior to this update, the Postscript plug-in could abort with a segmentation fault when saving images as Postscript files from GIMP if a preview was embedded in the file. This update modifies the underlying code so to handle embedded previews.
Users of gimp are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.
Updated gimp packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) associated with each description below.
The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an image composition and editing program.

Security Fixes

CVE-2009-3909, CVE-2012-3402
Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the GIMP's Adobe Photoshop (PSD) image file plug-in. An attacker could create a specially-crafted PSD image file that, when opened, could cause the PSD plug-in to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the GIMP.
CVE-2012-3481
An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the GIMP's GIF image format plug-in. An attacker could create a specially-crafted GIF image file that, when opened, could cause the GIF plug-in to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the GIMP.
CVE-2011-2896
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) decompression algorithm implementation used by the GIMP's GIF image format plug-in. An attacker could create a specially-crafted GIF image file that, when opened, could cause the GIF plug-in to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the GIMP.
CVE-2012-3403
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the GIMP's KiSS CEL file format plug-in. An attacker could create a specially-crafted KiSS palette file that, when opened, could cause the CEL plug-in to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the GIMP.
Red Hat would like to thank Secunia Research for reporting CVE-2009-3909, and Matthias Weckbecker of the SUSE Security Team for reporting CVE-2012-3481.
Users of the GIMP are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The GIMP must be restarted for the update to take effect.