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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2005 2:09 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200503-11 ] ImageMagick: Filename handling vulnerabil Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ImageMagick: Filename handling vulnerability (GLSA 200503-11)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 06, 2005
Updated: May 22, 2006
Bug(s): #83542
ID: 200503-11

Synopsis

A format string vulnerability exists in ImageMagick that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Background

ImageMagick is a collection of tools and libraries for manipulating a wide variety of image formats.

Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/imagemagick
Vulnerable: < 6.2.0.4
Unaffected: >= 6.2.0.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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.

Resolution

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


References

CVE-2005-0397


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