GLSA-200503-11 : ImageMagick: Filename handling vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-11.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17283 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-11.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0397