Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in GNU Image Manipulation
Program (GIMP).
The vulnerability is due to an insufficient validation error on certain fields when the vulnerable software handles a XWD file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted XWD file.

Affected Products

GNU GIMP 2.8.10 and prior


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.

CVE References