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[DSA1116] DSA-1116-1 gimp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Henning Makholm discovered a buffer overflow in the XCF loading code
of Gimp, an image editing program. Opening a specially crafted XCF
image might cause the application to execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your gimp package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1116
Threat Level: High
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