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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2015 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
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71309 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64098

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1913