openSUSE Security Update : gimp (openSUSE-2016-822)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91942


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


gimp was updated to version 2.8.16 to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-4994: Use-after-free vulnerabilities in the channel and layer properties parsing process (bsc#986021).

This non-security issues were fixed :

- Core :

- Seek much less when writing XCF

- Don't seek past the end of the file when writing XCF

- Fix velocity parameter on .GIH brushes

- Fix brokenness while transforming certain sets of linked layers

- GUI :

- Always show image tabs in single window mode

- Fix switching of dock tabs by DND hovering

- Don't make the scroll area for tags too small

- Fixed a crash in the save dialog

- Fix issue where ruler updates made things very slow on Windows

-Plug-ins :

- Fix several issues in the BMP plug-in

- Make Gfig work with the new brush size behavior again

- Fix font export in the PDF plug-in

- Support layer groups in OpenRaster files

- Fix loading of PSD files with layer groups


Update the affected gimp packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91942

File Name: openSUSE-2016-822.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/05

Modified: 2016/10/13

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


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-help-browser, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-help-browser-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-plugin-aa, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-plugin-aa-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-plugins-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gimp-plugins-python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimp-2_0-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimp-2_0-0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimp-2_0-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimp-2_0-0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimpui-2_0-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimpui-2_0-0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimpui-2_0-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgimpui-2_0-0-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4994