CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-11-17
Bugzilla: 537370: CVE-2009-3909 Gimp: Integer overflow in the PSD image file plugin


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the read_channel_data function in plug-ins/file-psd/psd-load.c in GIMP 2.6.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PSD file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3909 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Vulnerable. This issue affects gimp packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This issue does not affect gimp package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gimp) RHSA-2012:1181 August 20, 2012

External References


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

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