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CVE-2012-5576

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-11-02
Bugzilla: 879302: CVE-2012-5576 gimp (XWD plug-in): Stack-based buffer overflow when loading XWD file

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.8.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large (1) red, (2) green, or (3) blue color mask in an XWD file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5576 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-2013:1778 December 03, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (gimp) RHSA-2013:1778 December 03, 2013

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