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[GLSA-200501-37] GraphicsMagick: PSD decoding heap overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
GraphicsMagick: PSD decoding heap overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-37
(GraphicsMagick: PSD decoding heap overflow)


Andrei Nigmatulin discovered that handling a Photoshop Document
(PSD) file with more than 24 layers in ImageMagick could trigger a heap
overflow (GLSA 200501-26). GraphicsMagick is based on the same code and
therefore suffers from the same flaw.

Impact

A possible hacker could potentially design a malicious PSD image file to
cause arbitrary code execution with the permissions of the user running
GraphicsMagick.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0005
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-26.xml


Solution:
All GraphicsMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphicsmagick-1.1.5"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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