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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:54:09 +0100
From: Giles Coochey <>
To: Julius Kivimäki <>
Cc:, vuln <>,,,,
	full-disclosure <>,, bugtraq <>,,,
Subject: Re: GIMP Scriptfu Python Remote Command Execution

On 17/08/2012 11:26, Julius Kivimäki wrote:
> Where exactly is the vulnerability here? I am unable to see it myself, 
> it appears that you are using an eval function to evaluate code which 
> isn't exactly a security issue.
The vulnerability appears to lie that this script-fu server just opens a 
TCP port, un-authenticated and un-encrypted and allows execution to run 
in the context of the server.

As mentioned, the GIMP Dev team say it is a feature that wasn't designed 
with security in mind, so if you were to use it, you would be advised to 
wrap it.


Giles Coochey, CCNA, CCNAS
NetSecSpec Ltd
+44 (0) 7983 877438

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