Debian Security Advisory DSA 2898-1 (imagemagick - security update)

Published: 2014-04-08 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Affected Versions:
imagemagick on Debian Linux

Technical Details:
ImageMagick is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PhotoCD, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to translate, flip, mirror, rotate, scale, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bezier curves. All manipulations can be achieved through shell commands as well as through an X11 graphical interface (display).

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.6.0.4-3+squeeze4. For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u3. For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.7.7.10+dfsg-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.7.7.10+dfsg-1. We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several buffer overflows were found in Imagemagick, a suite of image manipulation programs. Processing malformed PSD files could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1947
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1958
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-2030

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2898.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2014-04-08
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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