CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-08-20
Bugzilla: 839020: CVE-2012-3403 gimp (CEL plug-in): heap buffer overflow when loading external palette files


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the KiSS CEL file format plug-in in GIMP 2.8.x and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted KiSS palette file, which triggers an "invalid free."

Find out more about CVE-2012-3403 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 5 (gimp) RHSA-2012:1181 August 20, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (gimp) RHSA-2012:1180 August 20, 2012

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