Bug 847303 (CVE-2012-3481)

Summary: CVE-2012-3481 Gimp (GIF plug-in): Heap-based buffer overflow by loading certain GIF images
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Bug Depends On: 848393, 848394, 848395, 848396, 849637    
Bug Blocks: 714114, 847244    
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Proposed patch by Nils Philippsen for various (currently used) Gimp branches none

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-10 13:52:24 UTC
Integer overflow, leading to heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the GIMP's GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) image file plug-in. An attacker could create a specially-crafted GIF image file that, when opened, could cause the GIF plug-in to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the GIMP.

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Matthias Weckbecker of the SUSE Security Team for reporting this issue.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-14 10:09:24 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2012-3481 has been assigned to this issue.

Comment 5 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-16 17:08:07 UTC
Created attachment 604980 [details]
Proposed patch by Nils Philippsen for various (currently used) Gimp branches

Comment 7 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-20 12:17:56 UTC
Created gimp tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 849637]

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2012-08-20 13:34:38 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:1180 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1180.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2012-08-20 13:45:18 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:1181 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1181.html

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2012-08-28 23:28:49 UTC
gimp-2.8.2-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2012-09-02 00:25:37 UTC
gimp-2.6.12-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2012-09-17 23:09:53 UTC
gimp-2.8.2-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.