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[GLSA-200501-26] ImageMagick: PSD decoding heap overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ImageMagick: PSD decoding heap overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-26
(ImageMagick: PSD decoding heap overflow)


Andrei Nigmatulin discovered that a Photoshop Document (PSD) file
with more than 24 layers could trigger a heap overflow.

Impact

A possible hacker could potentially design a mailicous PSD image file 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-2005-0005
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=184&type=vulnerabilities


Solution:
All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.1.8.8"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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