Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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 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