CVE-2012-4245

NameCVE-2012-4245
DescriptionThe scriptfu network server in GIMP 2.6 does not require authentication, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the python-fu-eval command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gimp (PTS)wheezy2.8.2-2+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.8.2-2+deb7u3vulnerable
jessie2.8.14-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.8.14-1+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch2.8.18-1vulnerable
stretch (security)2.8.18-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.8.20-1.1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gimpsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

The interface isn't designed or advertised to be secure, this is hardly a security issue in practice

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