Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : imagemagick vulnerabilities (USN-2132-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Aleksis Kauppinen, Joonas Kuorilehto and Tuomas Parttimaa discovered
that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain restart markers in JPEG
images. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked
into opening a specially crafted JPEG image, an attacker could exploit
this to cause memory consumption, resulting in a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-0260)

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled decoding
certain PSD images. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick
were tricked into opening a specially crafted PSD 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-2014-1958, CVE-2014-2030).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72876 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52898
65478
65563

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0260
CVE-2014-1958
CVE-2014-2030