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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3236

Original release date: 07/12/2012
Last revised: 12/05/2013


fits-io.c in GIMP before 2.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a malformed XTENSION header of a .fit file, as demonstrated using a long string.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1080
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20120629 GIMP FIT File Format DoS
External Source: BID
Name: 54246
External Source: XF
Name: gimp-fit-dos(76658)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/plug-ins/file-fits/fits-io.c?id=ace45631595e8781a1420842582d67160097163c
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1559-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:082
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 19482
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=676804
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.reactionpenetrationtesting.co.uk/FIT-file-handling-dos.html

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