Sunday, July 09, 2006

GIMP 2.2.12 Released

Version 2.2.12 of the GNU Image Manipulation Program is now available. This is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.2 series. The source code can be retrieved from and its mirrors. Binary packages for the various supported platforms will become available soon.

This release fixes a security hole in the XCF parser. An update is strongly recommended.

Here is a list of changes:

  • fixed display problem in the Animation Playback plug-in (bug #338378)
  • fixed misbehaviour of the user installation dialog (bug #324254)
  • make sure that session-managed windows are mapped completely inside a monitor (bug #339099, bug #324254)
  • don't use long deprecated libpng API (bug #339402)
  • fixed possible segfault when closing image while saving it (bug #322978)
  • halt tools when the image mode changes (bug #330083)
  • fixed problem in Scale and Resize widgets (bug #336259)
  • fixed wrong offset in transform PDB functions (bug #342548)
  • fixed bugs in the Dicom load plug-in (bug #163256)
  • make sure text widgets get all key events first (bug #301006)
  • fixed problems with default values in the PNG save plug-in (bug #343284)
  • fixed Save As dialog not displaying the filename (bug #343284)
  • fixed compilation problem with gcc 4.1 (bug #345473)
  • plugged a possible buffer overrun in the XCF parser (bug #346742)
  • don't save image parasites twice in XCF files (bug #346754)