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CVE-2016-4994 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the xcf_load_image function in app/xcf/xcf-load.c in GIMP allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (program crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XCF file.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-416: Use After Free

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2589.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3612 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91425
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036226 Third Party Advisory
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.431987
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3025-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=767873 Issue Tracking
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=e82aaa4b4ee0703c879e35ea9321fff6be3e9b6f Issue Tracking Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gimp:gimp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.8.16


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4994
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018