Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200411-11] ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200411-11] ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-11
(ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow)


ImageMagick fails to do proper bounds checking when handling image files
with EXIF information.

Impact

A possible hacker could use an image file with specially-crafted EXIF information
to cause arbitrary code execution with the permissions of the user running
ImageMagick.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0981
http://www.imagemagick.org/www/Changelog.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/12995/


Solution:
All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.1.3.2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Samsung 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Fit (MUF-32BB/AM) New
$13.99
Samsung 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Fit (MUF-32BB/AM) New picture1pcs USB 2.0 unique iron man model 8G Enough Memory Stick Flash pen Drive CA1
$0.01
1pcs USB 2.0 unique iron man model 8G Enough Memory Stick Flash pen Drive CA1 pictureBRAND NEW SanDisk Cruzer Glide 128GB USB 2.0 /3.0 USB Flash Drive 128 GB *
$69.99
BRAND NEW SanDisk Cruzer Glide 128GB USB 2.0 /3.0 USB Flash Drive 128 GB * picture64GB Portable Mini Metal Silver USB2.0 Flash Stick Memory Drive Pen Storage SR1F
$5.23
64GB Portable Mini Metal Silver USB2.0 Flash Stick Memory Drive Pen Storage SR1F picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.