CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-12-31
Bugzilla: 703407: CVE-2010-4543 Gimp: Heap-based buffer overflow in Paint Shop Pro (PSP) plug-in


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the read_channel_data function in file-psp.c in the Paint Shop Pro (PSP) plugin in GIMP 2.6.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a PSP_COMP_RLE (aka RLE compression) image file that begins a long run count at the end of the image. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4543 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 4 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0837 May 31, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0838 May 31, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0839 May 31, 2011

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