ESB-2018.0231 - [Ubuntu] gimp: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-01-23

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                               ESB-2018.0231
                           GIMP vulnerabilities
                              23 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           gimp
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-17789 CVE-2017-17788 CVE-2017-17787
                   CVE-2017-17786 CVE-2017-17785 CVE-2017-17784

Reference:         ESB-2018.0028

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3539-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3539-1
22nd January, 2018

gimp vulnerabilities
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Summary
Several security issues were fixed in GIMP.

Software description
gimp - The GNU Image Manipulation Program
Details
It was discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled certain images. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could possibly use
this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-17784, CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786,
CVE-2017-17787, CVE-2017-17788, CVE-2017-17789)

Update instructions
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libgimp2.0 2.8.10-0ubuntu1.2
gimp 2.8.10-0ubuntu1.2
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References
CVE-2017-17784, CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786, CVE-2017-17787, CVE-2017-17788, CVE-2017-17789

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