CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-11-12
Bugzilla: 537356: CVE-2009-1570 Gimp: Integer overflow in the BMP image file plugin


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the ReadImage function in plug-ins/file-bmp/bmp-read.c in GIMP 2.6.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BMP file with crafted width and height values that trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1570 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0837 May 31, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0838 May 31, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Stefan Cornelius of Secunia Research for responsibly reporting this flaw.

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