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<glsa id="200411-11">
<title>ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
ImageMagick contains an error in boundary checks when handling EXIF
information, which could lead to arbitrary code execution.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">imagemagick</product>
<announced>November 06, 2004</announced>
<revised>November 06, 2004: 01</revised>
<bug>69825</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/imagemagick" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">6.1.3.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">6.1.3.2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
ImageMagick is a collection of tools to read, write and manipulate images
in many formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
ImageMagick fails to do proper bounds checking when handling image files
with EXIF information.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could use an image file with specially-crafted EXIF information
to cause arbitrary code execution with the permissions of the user running
ImageMagick.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.1.3.2"</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0981">CAN-2004-0981</uri>
<uri link="http://www.imagemagick.org/www/Changelog.html">ImageMagick ChangeLog</uri>
<uri link="http://secunia.com/advisories/12995/">SA 12995</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 5 Nov 2004 13:21:51 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 6 Nov 2004 13:00:12 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 6 Nov 2004 18:34:28 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>