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Sun Alert 102720 Security Vulnerability in GIMP(1) May Lead to Denial of Service (DoS) or Execution of Arbitrary Code

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Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System

A security vulnerability in the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) may allow a remote unprivileged user to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) to the GIMP application or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user when that local user loads an XCF image file supplied by an untrusted source.

This issue is described in the following document:

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Workaround
First released: 20-Nov-2006

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