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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-08
(GIMP: Buffer overflow)
Henning Makholm discovered that the 'xcf_load_vector()' function is
vulnerable to a buffer overflow when loading a XCF file with a large
An attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code by
enticing a user to open a specially crafted XCF file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GIMP users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gimp-2.2.12'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22106 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-08.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 18877
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3404
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