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Vulnerability of Gimp: denial of service via ICO InfoHeader

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via ICO InfoHeader of Gimp, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: GIMP, openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/04/2017.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2007-3126, openSUSE-SU-2017:0994-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-22452.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via ICO InfoHeader of Gimp, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as GIMP, openSUSE Leap.

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: version 2.8.22.
The version 2.8.22 is fixed:
  https://www.gimp.org/

Gimp: version 2.3.15.
The version 2.3.15 is fixed:
  https://www.gimp.org/

openSUSE Leap 42.2: new gimp packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: gimp 2.8.18-2.3.1
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