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[GLSA-200505-16] ImageMagick, GraphicsMagick: Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ImageMagick, GraphicsMagick: Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200505-16
(ImageMagick, GraphicsMagick: Denial of Service vulnerability)


Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team discovered a
Denial of Service vulnerability in the XWD decoder of ImageMagick and
GraphicsMagick when setting a color mask to zero.

Impact

A remote attacker could submit a specially crafted image to a user
or an automated system making use of an affected utility, resulting in
a Denial of Service by consumption of CPU time.

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-6.2.2.3"
All GraphicsMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphicsmagick-1.1.6-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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