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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3404

Buffer overflow in the xcf_load_vector function in app/xcf/xcf-load.c for gimp before 2.2.12 allows user-assisted 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.
Publish Date : 2006-07-06 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-07-06 2006-07-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the xcf_load_vector function in app/xcf/xcf-load.c for gimp before 2.2.12 allows user-assisted attack... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11259 unix
CVE-2006-3404 unix
RHSA-2006:0598: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060598 unix
Security Vulnerability in GIMP(1) May Lead to Denial of Service (DoS) or Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5908 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3404

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application The Gimp Team Gimp 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application The Gimp Team Gimp 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application The Gimp Team Gimp 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application The Gimp Team Gimp 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application The Gimp Team Gimp 2.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
The Gimp Team Gimp 5

- References For CVE-2006-3404
VUPEN ADV-2006-4634
BUGTRAQ 20060724 Re: [ GLSA 200607-08 ] GIMP: Buffer overflow
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0598
OSVDB 27037
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:019
SECTRACK 1016527
GENTOO GLSA-200607-08
BUGTRAQ 20060724 ERRATA: [ GLSA 200607-08 ] GIMP: Buffer overflow
BUGTRAQ 20060724 rPSA-2006-0135-1 gimp CONFIRM
XF gimp-xcfloadvector-bo(27687)
BID 18877 Gimp XCF_load_vector Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-10
VUPEN ADV-2006-2703

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3404

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