SuSE 10 Security Update : gimp (ZYPP Patch Number 1920)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29441


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A buffer overflow was fixed in the xcf loader in GIMP that allows user-complicit attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an XCF file with a large num_axes value in the VECTORS property. (CVE-2006-3404)


Apply ZYPP patch number 1920.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29441

File Name: suse_gimp-1920.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3404