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[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

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