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Vulnerability of gegl: buffer overflow via ppm-load

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via ppm-load of gegl, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, Slackware.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/03/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2012-4433, FEDORA-2013-12075, FEDORA-2013-12108, FEDORA-2013-12115, MDVSA-2013:081, openSUSE-SU-2012:1627-1, openSUSE-SU-2013:0159-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:0828-1, RHSA-2012:1455-01, SSA:2017-270-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-22267.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via ppm-load of gegl, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, Slackware.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note 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 weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new gegl packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 19: gegl-0.2.0-11.fc19
  Fedora 18: gegl-0.2.0-11.fc18
  Fedora 17: gegl-0.2.0-11.fc17

Mandriva Business Server: new gegl packages.
New packages are available:
  gegl-0.2.0-3.1.mbs1

openSUSE: new gegl packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 11.4: gegl 0.1.2-10.1
  openSUSE 12.1: gegl 0.1.2-12.6.1
  openSUSE 12.2: gegl 0.2.0-3.6.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: gegl 0.2.0-16.1

RHEL 6.3: new gegl packages.
New packages are available:
  gegl-0.1.2-4.el6_3

Slackware: new gegl packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.0: gegl 0.2.0-*-2_slack14.0
  Slackware 14.1: gegl 0.2.0-*-3_slack14.1
  Slackware 14.2: gegl 0.2.0-*-4_slack14.2

Solaris 11: version 11.1.9.5.1.
The version 11.1.9.5.1 is fixed:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1568124.1
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