Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : gimp vulnerability (USN-480-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Stefan Cornelius discovered that Gimp could miscalculate the size of
heap buffers when processing PSD images. By tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted PSD 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 : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28081 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2949