CVE-2013-1978

NameCVE-2013-1978
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the read_xwd_cols function in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.6.9 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an X Window System (XWD) image dump with more colors than color map entries.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2813-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs731305

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gimp (PTS)wheezy2.8.2-2+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.8.2-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.8.14-1fixed
stretch, sid2.8.16-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gimpsource(unstable)2.8.10-0.1medium731305
gimpsourcesqueeze2.6.10-1+squeeze4mediumDSA-2813-1
gimpsourcewheezy2.8.2-2+deb7u1mediumDSA-2813-1

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