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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 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.

Solution :

Update the affected libmagick++5 and / or libmagickcore5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69843 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62080

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4298