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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1978

Heap-based buffer overflow in the read_xwd_cols function in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.6.9 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an X Window System (XWD) image dump with more colors than color map entries.
Publish Date : 2013-12-12 Last Update Date : 2013-12-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013:1778: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23398 unix
DSA-2813-1 gimp - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20340 unix
ELSA-2013-1778 -- gimp security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27009 unix
ELSA-2013:1778: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23838 unix
RHSA-2013:1778: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21262 unix
RHSA-2013:1778: gimp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131778 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0214-1 -- Security update for gimp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25494 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-2013-1978

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gimp Gimp 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gimp Gimp 10
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2

- References For CVE-2013-1978

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1778.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1778
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953902 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1978

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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