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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ImageMagick Vendors:   ImageMagick.org
ImageMagick Integer Overflow in XMakeImage() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022304
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022304
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1882   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 25 2010
Original Entry Date:  May 30 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6.5.2-8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ImageMagick. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image file that, when processed by the target application using ImageMagick, will trigger an integer overflow in XMakeImage() and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

Tielei Wang of ICST-ERCIS (Engineering Research Center of Info Security, Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.5.2-8).
Vendor URL:  www.imagemagick.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 25 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) ImageMagick Integer Overflow in XMakeImage() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Aug 25 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) ImageMagick Integer Overflow in XMakeImage() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



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