Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : gimp vulnerability (USN-2051-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Murray McAllister discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed
XWD files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted XWD
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 : 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: 71309 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64098
64105

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1913
CVE-2013-1978