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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5576

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in file-xwd.c in the X Window Dump (XWD) plug-in in GIMP 2.8.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large (1) red, (2) green, or (3) blue color mask in an XWD file.
Publish Date : 2012-12-17 Last Update Date : 2013-12-05
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-1778 -- gimp security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27009 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: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-2012-5576

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gimp Gimp 2.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gimp Gimp 1

- References For CVE-2012-5576
BID 56647 GIMP XWD File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-12-19
MLIST [oss-security] 20121126 Re: CVE Request: Gimp memory corruption vulnerability
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0123
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1623

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5576

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