Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : gimp vulnerability (USN-1214-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tomas Hoger discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed LZW
streams. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF
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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56280 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49148

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2896