GIMP 2.6.8 released!
The developers fixed many bugs in version 2.6.8 which is a new release in the stable branch of GIMP.
As always, updates in the stable branch of GIMP include mostly bugfixes and translation updates! Also there is a bugfix included that fixes a bug that occurred on many Windows operating systems when pressing backspace while using the free select tool.
This list is taken from the official NEWS file:
Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.6.7 to GIMP 2.6.8
- Bugs fixed:
470698 – MapObject cannot modify highlight
593848 – FG color changed to black when FG-BG Editor tab created
594651 – layer.scale() raises RuntimeError
594998 – Keyboard shortcuts does not work for first image when dock
599765 – F1 key on gimp-tool-align in menu have wrong link and it
600484 – Gimp BMP Integer Overflow Vulnerability
600741 – “read_channel_data()” Integer Overflow Vulnerability
601891 – gimp_image_get_selection returns None
602761 – plug-in-grid: Parameters Horizontal/Vertical Spacing and
Horizontal/Vertical Offset are reversed.
603995 – PCX plugin doesn’t sanitize input to avoid allocation overflows.
603998 – PCX: Calculating amount of memory to allocate may overflow.
604000 – SGI: sanitize input
604001 – SGI: Calculating amount of memory to allocate may overflow.
604002 – SGI: RLE encoded input data may write beyond allocated buffers
604004 – SGI: allocate memory consistently
604008 – GBR, PAT: sanitize input data
604078 – Crash when pressing Backspace with Free Select Tool
- Updated and new translations:
British English (en_GB)
Norwegian Nynorsk (nn)
Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)
We’ve updated our downloads page already. The source code is available as well as seperated versions for 32 and 64 Bit under Windows.