Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : imagemagick (MDVSA-2012:160)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in imagemagick :

The Magick_png_malloc function in coders/png.c in ImageMagick 6.7.8-6
does not use the proper variable type for the allocation size, which
might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via
a crafted PNG file that triggers incorrect memory allocation
(CVE-2012-3437).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected 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 : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62446 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54714

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3437

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