Debian DSA-547-1 : imagemagick - buffer overflows

high Nessus Plugin ID 15384
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Marcus Meissner from SUSE has discovered several buffer overflows in the ImageMagick graphics library. An attacker could create a malicious image or video file in AVI, BMP, or DIB format that could crash the reading process. It might be possible that carefully crafted images could also allow to execute arbitrary code with the capabilities of the invoking process.

Solution

Upgrade the imagemagick packages.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 5.4.4.5-1woody3.

See Also

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=268357

http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-547

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15384

File Name: debian_DSA-547.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/29/2004

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:imagemagick, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 9/16/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0827

DSA: 547