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[GLSA-200503-11] ImageMagick: Filename handling vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ImageMagick: Filename handling vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-11
(ImageMagick: Filename handling vulnerability)


Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team has
identified a flaw in the handling of filenames by the ImageMagick
utilities.

Impact

Successful exploitation may disrupt web applications that depend
on ImageMagick for image processing, potentially executing arbitrary
code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.


Solution:
All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.2.0.4"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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