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

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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).

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