CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-12-03
Bugzilla: 947868: CVE-2013-1913 gimp: xwd plugin g_new() integer overflow


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the load_image function in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.6.9 and earlier, when used with glib before 2.24, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large color entries value in an X Window System (XWD) image dump.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1913 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

External References


This issue was discovered by Murray McAllister of the Red Hat Security Response Team.

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