CVE-2013-1978

MEDIUM

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the read_xwd_cols function in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.6.9 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an X Window System (XWD) image dump with more colors than color map entries.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1778.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2813

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64098

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2051-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953902

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-12-12

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM