Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gimp (cve_2012_2763_buffer_overflow)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80619


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Buffer overflow in the readstr_upto function in plug-ins/script-fu/tinyscheme/ scheme.c in GIMP 2.6.12 and earlier, and possibly 2.6.13, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in a command to the script-fu server. (CVE-2012-2763)


Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 11.4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80619

File Name: solaris11_gimp_20120918.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:gimp

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/18

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (GIMP script-fu Server Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2763