Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : graphicsmagick (MDVSA-2012:165)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in graphicsmagick :

The Magick_png_malloc function in coders/png.c in GraphicsMagick
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-2012-3438).

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 : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62540 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54716

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3438

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