FreeBSD : ImageMagick and GraphicsMagick -- DoS via specially crafted PNG file (98690c45-0361-11e2-a391-000c29033c32)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Kurt Seifried reports :

There is an issue in ImageMagick that is also present in
GraphicsMagick. CVE-2011-3026 deals with libpng memory allocation, and
limitations have been added so that a bad PNG can't cause the system
to allocate a lot of memory and a denial of service. However on
further investigation of ImageMagick, Tom Lane found that PNG malloc
function (Magick_png_malloc) in turn calls AcquireMagickMemory with an
improper size argument.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62298 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54716

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3438

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