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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1570

Original release date: 11/13/2009
Last revised: 05/14/2013


Integer overflow in the ReadImage function in plug-ins/file-bmp/bmp-read.c in GIMP 2.6.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BMP file with crafted width and height values that trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 37006
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:009
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50737
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37232
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3228
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1021
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=600484
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0838
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201209-23
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0837
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gimp/commit/?h=gimp-2-6&id=df2b0aca2e7cdb95ebfd3454c65aaba0a83e9bbe
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3564
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 59930
External Source: XF
Name: gimp-readimage-bo(54254)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091112 Secunia Research: Gimp BMP Image Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8290
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-42/
Type: Advisory

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Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8290
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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