Debian DSA-4077-1 : gimp - security update

This script is Copyright (C) 2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in GIMP, the GNU Image
Manipulation Program, which could result in denial of service
(application crash) or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if
malformed files are opened.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade the gimp packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
fixed in version 2.8.14-1+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 2.8.18-1+deb9u1.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 105499 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-17784

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