Gimp Script-Fu Server Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-2763)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-334|
|Source:||Security Focus Advisory 53741|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
The GIMP Team GIMP prior to 2.8.0
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the Script-Fu scheme interpreter server component of GIMP.
The vulnerability is due to an input validation error when processing specially crafted script commands. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted request to the affected server. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the Script-Fu server.
This protection will detect and block specially crafted requests sent to the server.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Gimp Script-Fu Server Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Gimp Script-Fu Server Buffer Overflow