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[GLSA-200609-14] ImageMagick: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ImageMagick: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-14
(ImageMagick: Multiple Vulnerabilities)


Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered a stack and heap
buffer overflow in the GIMP XCF Image decoder and multiple heap and
integer overflows in the SUN bitmap decoder. Damian Put discovered a
heap overflow in the SGI image decoder.

Impact

A possible hacker may be able to create a specially crafted image that, when
processed with ImageMagick, executes arbitrary code with the rights
of the executing user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3743
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3744
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4144


Solution:
All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.2.9.5"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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