Gentoo: 201311-10 GraphicsMagick: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GraphicsMagick, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
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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
========

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
======

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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