CVE-2012-5576

NameCVE-2012-5576
DescriptionMultiple 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs693977
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gimp (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.10-1+squeeze4fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)2.8.2-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid2.8.14-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gimpsource(unstable)2.8.2-2high693977
gimpsourcesqueeze2.6.10-1+squeeze4high

Notes

Upstream fix http://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=2873262fccba12af144ed96ed91be144d92ff2e1
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=687392
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/21/2

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