Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : gimp vulnerability (USN-1147-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Nils Philippsen discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed PSP
image files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted
PSP image file, an attacker could cause GIMP to crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected gimp package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55113 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48277

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1782