GLSA-201209-23 : GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 62379


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-23 (GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GIMP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gimp-2.6.12-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62379

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-23.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 9/29/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gimp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (GIMP script-fu Server Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1570, CVE-2009-3909, CVE-2010-4540, CVE-2010-4541, CVE-2010-4542, CVE-2010-4543, CVE-2011-1178, CVE-2011-2896, CVE-2012-2763, CVE-2012-3402

BID: 37006, 37040, 45647, 48057, 49148, 53741, 55103

GLSA: 201209-23

CWE: 189