Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : gimp vulnerability (USN-494-1)

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 :

Sean Larsson discovered multiple integer overflows in Gimp. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted DICOM, PNM, PSD, PSP,
RAS, XBM, or XWD image, a remote 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: 28096 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4519