Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : gimp vulnerabilities (USN-1559-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Joseph Sheridan discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled certain
malformed headers in FIT files. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted FIT image file, an attacker could cause GIMP to
crash. (CVE-2012-3236)

Murray McAllister discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed
KiSS palette files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted KiSS palette file, an attacker could cause GIMP to crash, or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
(CVE-2012-3403)

Matthias Weckbecker discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed
GIF image files. 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.
(CVE-2012-3481).

Solution :

Update the affected gimp package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62037 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54246
55101

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3236
CVE-2012-3403
CVE-2012-3481