GLSA-201311-05 : GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 70835


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-05 (GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted KiSS palette, GIF image or XWD file using GIMP, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or 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-2.8.2-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70835

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201311-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/11/11

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3403, CVE-2012-3481, CVE-2012-5576

BID: 55101, 56647

OSVDB: 84830, 84831, 87792

GLSA: 201311-05