SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Gimp (SAT Patch Number 5193)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57104

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Specially crafted gif files could have caused an infinite loop or a heap-based buffer overflow in the gif decoder (CVE-2011-2896). This has been fixed.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5193.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=711491

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2896.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57104

File Name: suse_11_gimp-110923.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gimp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gimp-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gimp-plugins-python, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/23/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2896