Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.04 : imagemagick vulnerability (USN-1949-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled decoding GIF
image comments. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were
tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF 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.

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 libmagick++5 and / or libmagickcore5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69843 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62080

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4298

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