SUSE SLED12 Security Update : gimp (SUSE-SU-2016:1962-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93190


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


gimp was updated 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1156=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1156=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1156=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93190

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1962-1.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/29

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gimp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gimp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gimp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gimp-plugins-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gimp-plugins-python-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgimp-2_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgimp-2_0-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgimpui-2_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgimpui-2_0-0-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4994