Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gimp (MDVSA-2011:110)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55171


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in gimp :

Multiple integer overflows in the load_image function in file-pcx.c in the Personal Computer Exchange (PCX) plugin in GIMP 2.6.x and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCX image that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2011-1178).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55171

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-110.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/06/20

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gimp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gimp-python, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gimp2.0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gimp2.0_0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgimp2.0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgimp2.0_0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1178

BID: 48057

MDVSA: 2011:110