Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : gimp vulnerability (USN-312-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Henning Makholm discovered that gimp did not sufficiently validate the
'num_axes' parameter in XCF files. By tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted XCF file with Gimp, an attacker could exploit this
to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27887 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18877

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3404