CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-05-23
Bugzilla: 689831: CVE-2011-1178 Gimp: Integer overflow in the PCX image file plug-in


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in the load_image function in file-pcx.c in the Personal Computer Exchange (PCX) plugin in GIMP 2.6.x and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCX image that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1178 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

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