Scientific Linux Security Update : gimp on SL7.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
gimp (2.8.16), gimp-help (2.8.2).

Security Fix(es) :

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities were found in
GIMP in the channel and layer properties parsing process
when loading XCF files. An attacker could create a
specially crafted XCF file which could cause GIMP to
crash. (CVE-2016-4994)

Additional Changes :

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95839 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4994

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now