Scientific Linux Security Update : gimp on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95839


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
gimp (2.8.16), gimp-help (2.8.2).

Security Fix(es) :

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities were found in GIMP in the channel and layer properties parsing process when loading XCF files. An attacker could create a specially crafted XCF file which could cause GIMP to crash. (CVE-2016-4994)

Additional Changes :


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95839

File Name: sl_20161103_gimp_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/15

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4994