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Vulnerability of GIMP: buffer overflow via PSP

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via PSP of GIMP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, Fedora, GIMP, Solaris, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 20/12/2017.
Références of this bulletin: 790849, bulletinapr2018, CVE-2017-17789, DLA-1220-1, DSA-4077-1, FEDORA-2018-67b75f73fa, FEDORA-2018-ccef1ced42, USN-3539-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24828.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via PSP of GIMP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, GIMP, Solaris, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

GIMP: patch for PSP.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 7: new gimp packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: gimp 2.8.2-2+deb7u3

Debian 8/9: new gimp packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: gimp 2.8.14-1+deb8u2
  Debian 9: gimp 2.8.18-1+deb9u1

Fedora: new gimp packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: gimp 2.8.22-3.fc27
  Fedora 26: gimp 2.8.22-3.fc26

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of April 2018 v1.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Ubuntu: new gimp packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: gimp 2.8.10-0ubuntu1.2, libgimp2.0 2.8.10-0ubuntu1.2
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