FreeBSD : The GIMP -- Use after Free vulnerability (6fb8a90f-c9d5-4d14-b940-aed3d63c2edc)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92651


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The GIMP team reports :

A Use-after-free vulnerability was found in the xcf_load_image function.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92651

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6fb8a90fc9d54d14b940aed3d63c2edc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/01

Modified: 2016/10/19

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:freebsd:freebsd:gimp-app, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4994