Public Date:
703403: CVE-2010-4541 Gimp: Stack-based buffer overflow in SphereDesigner plug-in

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the loadit function in plug-ins/common/sphere-designer.c in the SPHERE DESIGNER plugin in GIMP 2.6.11 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long "Number of lights" field in a plugin configuration file. NOTE: it may be uncommon to obtain a GIMP plugin configuration file from an untrusted source that is separate from the distribution of the plugin itself.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4541 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 4 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0837 2011-05-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0838 2011-05-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0839 2011-05-31