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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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