Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : gimp vulnerabilities (USN-880-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Stefan Cornelius discovered that GIMP did not correctly handle certain
malformed BMP files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted BMP file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
user's privileges. (CVE-2009-1570)

Stefan Cornelius discovered that GIMP did not correctly handle certain
malformed PSD files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted PSD file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
user's privileges. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 8.10, 9.04 and
9.10. (CVE-2009-3909).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43825 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37006
37040

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1570
CVE-2009-3909