GLSA 201311-10: GraphicsMagick: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 11/19/2013 11:50 AM

A GraphicsMagick security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

GLSA 201311-10: GraphicsMagick: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201311-10
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: GraphicsMagick: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 19, 2013
Bugs: #365769, #488050
ID: 201311-10

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GraphicsMagick, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
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GraphicsMagick is the Swiss army knife of image processing.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/graphicsmagick
< 1.3.18 >= 1.3.18

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GraphicsMagick. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted image
file, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All GraphicsMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-gfx/graphicsmagick-1.3.18"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2008-1097
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-1097
[ 2 ] CVE-2009-1882
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-1882
[ 3 ] CVE-2009-3736
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3736
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-4589
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4589

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201311-10.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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