GLSA-201603-01 : GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89712
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-01 (GIMP: Multiple vulnerabilities)
GIMP’s network server, scriptfu, is vulnerable to the remote execution of arbitrary code via the python-fu-eval command due to not requiring authentication. Additionally, the X Window Dump (XWD) plugin is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows possibly allowing the remote execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service. The XWD plugin is vulnerable due to not validating large color entries.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process due or perform a Denial of Service.
There is no known work around at this time.
SolutionAll GIMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gimp-2.8.0'