Public Date:
838941: CVE-2012-3402 gimp (PSD plug-in): Heap-buffer overflow by decoding certain PSD headers

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in plug-ins/common/psd.c in the Adobe Photoshop PSD plugin in GIMP 2.2.13 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted channels header value in a PSD image file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-3909.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3402 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 5 (gimp) RHSA-2012:1181 2012-08-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gimp Not affected