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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:127: gimp

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gimp package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:127 (gimp).

A buffer overflow in the xcf_load_vector function in app/xcf/xcf-load.c
for gimp 2.2.x permits user-complicit attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an XCF file
with a large num_axes value in the VECTORS property.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:127
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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