[USN-3025-1] GIMP vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jul 5 18:31:00 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3025-1
July 05, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
GIMP could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- gimp: The GNU Image Manipulation Program
It was discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed XCF files. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted XCF file, an attacker
could cause GIMP to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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