openSUSE 10 Security Update : gimp (gimp-3949)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27236


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The image editor GIMP was updated to fix a integer overflow in the handling of PSD files. By providing a crafted PSD file and tricking the user to open it an attacker could execute code. (CVE-2007-2949)


Update the affected gimp packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27236

File Name: suse_gimp-3949.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-unstable, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-unstable-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2949