Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gimp (cve_2012_3236_buffer_overflow)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- fits-io.c in GIMP before 2.8.1 allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference
and application crash) via a malformed XTENSION header
of a .fit file, as demonstrated using a long string.
(CVE-2012-3236)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?d0a53cdb

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 11.4.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80620 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3236

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