Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : imagemagick vulnerabilities (USN-3232-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 97753

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed image files. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3232-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97753

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3232-1.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/15/2017

Updated: 9/18/2019

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:imagemagick, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:imagemagick-6.q16, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagick%2b%2b-6.q16-5v5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagick%2b%2b4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagick%2b%2b5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagickcore-6.q16-2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagickcore4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagickcore4-extra, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagickcore5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmagickcore5-extra, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/6/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6498, CVE-2017-6499, CVE-2017-6500

USN: 3232-1