Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : imagemagick vulnerabilities (USN-1435-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Joonas Kuorilehto and Aleksis Kauppinen discovered that ImageMagick
incorrectly handled certain ResolutionUnit tags. If a user or
automated system using ImageMagick were tricked into opening a
specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a
denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-0247, CVE-2012-1185)

Joonas Kuorilehto and Aleksis Kauppinen discovered that ImageMagick
incorrectly handled certain IFD structures. If a user or automated
system using ImageMagick were tricked into opening a specially crafted
image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2012-0248, CVE-2012-1186)

Aleksis Kauppinen, Joonas Kuorilehto and Tuomas Parttimaa discovered
that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain JPEG EXIF tags. If a user
or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked into opening a
specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2012-0259)

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain JPEG
EXIF tags. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were
tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could
exploit this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code
with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-1610)

Aleksis Kauppinen, Joonas Kuorilehto and Tuomas Parttimaa discovered
that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain TIFF EXIF tags. If a user
or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked into opening a
specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a
denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-1798).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58964 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51957
52898

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0247
CVE-2012-0248
CVE-2012-0259
CVE-2012-1185
CVE-2012-1186
CVE-2012-1610
CVE-2012-1798