SuSE 10 Security Update : gimp (ZYPP Patch Number 8253)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61680


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


This update of The Gimp fixes a heap overflow that could have been exploited by attackers to cause a Denial of Service (application crash) or to potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-3481)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8253.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61680

File Name: suse_gimp-8253.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/27

Modified: 2012/08/28

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3481