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Secunia Security Advisory 49314

Secunia Security Advisory 49314
Posted Jun 1, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Reaction Information Security has discovered a vulnerability in GIMP, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 49314

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TITLE:
GIMP Script-Fu Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49314

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49314/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49314

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-01

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49314/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49314/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49314

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Reaction Information Security has discovered a vulnerability in GIMP,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable
system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the script-fu
server process when handling command input. This can be exploited to
cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted packet sent to TCP
port 10008.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but
requires the server to be manually started.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.8.0 (confirmed
in version 2.6.11).

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.8.0.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Joseph Sheridan, Reaction Information Security

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Reaction Information Security:
http://www.reactionpenetrationtesting.co.uk/advisories/scriptfu-buffer-overflow-GIMP-2.6.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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