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537356: CVE-2009-1570 Gimp: Integer overflow in the BMP image file plugin

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the ReadImage function in plug-ins/file-bmp/bmp-read.c in GIMP 2.6.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BMP file with crafted width and height values that trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1570 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0838 2011-05-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gimp) RHSA-2011:0837 2011-05-31


Red Hat would like to thank Stefan Cornelius of Secunia Research for responsibly reporting this flaw.

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