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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3481

Original release date: 08/25/2012
Last revised: 12/05/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the ReadImage function in plug-ins/common/file-gif-load.c in the GIF image format plug-in in GIMP 2.8.x and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted height and len properties in a GIF image file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:142
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1180
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1038
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50296
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027411
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=847303
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:082
External Source: BID
Name: 55101
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1559-1
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=776572
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1181
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120820 The Gimp GIF plug-in CVE-2012-3481 issue
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1080
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1131

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