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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1178

Multiple integer overflows in the load_image function in file-pcx.c in the Personal Computer Exchange (PCX) plugin in GIMP 2.6.x and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCX image that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2011-06-06 Last Update Date : 2013-05-14
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-03-22 2011-05-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1178 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0838 -- gimp security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27965 unix
ELSA-2011:0838: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23268 unix
RHSA-2011:0837: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110837 unix
RHSA-2011:0838: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21710 unix
RHSA-2011:0838: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110838 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1178

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gimp 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Gimp 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Gimp 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Gimp 2.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU Gimp 2.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application GNU Gimp 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gimp 47

- References For CVE-2011-1178
GENTOO GLSA-201209-23
SECTRACK 1025586
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0837
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0838
BID 48057 GIMP PCX Image Parsing Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-01
XF gimp-pcximage-bo(67787) CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1178

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