Scientific Linux Security Update : ImageMagick on SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

ImageMagick is an image display and manipulation tool for the X Window
System that can read and write multiple image formats.

A flaw was found in the way ImageMagick processed images with
malformed Exchangeable image file format (Exif) metadata. An attacker
could create a specially-crafted image file that, when opened by a
victim, would cause ImageMagick to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-0247)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way ImageMagick processed
images with malformed Exif metadata. An attacker could create a
specially-crafted image file that, when opened by a victim, could
cause ImageMagick to enter an infinite loop. (CVE-2012-0248)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way ImageMagick decoded
certain JPEG images. A remote attacker could provide a JPEG image with
specially-crafted sequences of RST0 up to RST7 restart markers (used
to indicate the input stream to be corrupted), which once processed by
ImageMagick, would cause it to consume excessive amounts of memory and
CPU time. (CVE-2012-0260)

This update also fixes the following bug :

- The fix for a bug provided by a previous ImageMagick
update, introduced a regression. Attempting to use
the'convert' utility to convert a PostScript document
could fail with a '/undefinedfilename' error. With this
update, conversion works as expected.

Users of ImageMagick are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running
instances of ImageMagick must be restarted for this update to take
effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f7ca7c50

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61309 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0247
CVE-2012-0260