[USN-6521-1] GIMP vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Nov 29 15:36:03 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6521-1
November 29, 2023

gimp vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


GIMP could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- gimp: GNU Image Manipulation Program


It was discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled certain image files. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could
use this issue to cause GIMP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.10:
   gimp                            2.10.34-1ubuntu0.23.10.1

Ubuntu 23.04:
   gimp                            2.10.34-1ubuntu0.23.04.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   gimp                            2.10.30-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   gimp                            2.10.18-1ubuntu0.1

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

   CVE-2022-30067, CVE-2022-32990, CVE-2023-44441, CVE-2023-44442,
   CVE-2023-44443, CVE-2023-44444

Package Information:

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