GLSA-200602-13 : GraphicsMagick: Format string vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200602-13
(GraphicsMagick: Format string vulnerability)

The SetImageInfo function was found vulnerable to a format string
mishandling. Daniel Kobras discovered that the handling of '%'-escaped
sequences in filenames passed to the function is inadequate in
ImageMagick GLSA 200602-06 and the same vulnerability exists in

Impact :

By feeding specially crafted file names to GraphicsMagick an
attacker can crash the program and possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running GraphicsMagick.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All GraphicsMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/graphicsmagick-1.1.7'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20979 (gentoo_GLSA-200602-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0082

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