[USN-3539-1] GIMP vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Jan 22 18:16:10 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3539-1
January 22, 2018

gimp vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in GIMP.

Software Description:
- gimp: The GNU Image Manipulation Program


It was discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled certain images. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker
could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-17784,
CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786, CVE-2017-17787, CVE-2017-17788,

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  gimp                            2.8.10-0ubuntu1.2
  libgimp2.0                      2.8.10-0ubuntu1.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary

  CVE-2017-17784, CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786, CVE-2017-17787,
  CVE-2017-17788, CVE-2017-17789

Package Information:
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