Buffer overflow in the readstr_upto function in plug-ins/script-fu/tinyscheme/scheme.c in GIMP 2.6.12 and earlier, and possibly 2.6.13, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in a command to the script-fu server.
Published 2012-07-12 19:55:06
Updated 2022-02-07 17:25:40
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2763

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
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Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-2763

  • GIMP script-fu Server Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2012-05-18
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a buffer overflow in the script-fu server component on GIMP <= 2.6.12. By sending a specially crafted packet, an attacker may be able to achieve remote code execution under the context of the user. This module has been tested on GIMP for

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2763

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CWE ids for CVE-2012-2763

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