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CESA-2008:0145: RHSA-2008:0145

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CESA-2008:0145: RHSA-2008:0145



Moderate: ImageMagick security updateImageMagick is an image display and manipulation tool for the X WindowSystem that can read and write multiple image formats.Several heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in ImageMagick. If avictim opened a specially crafted DCM or XWD file, an attacker couldpotentially execute arbitrary code on the victim's machine. (CVE-2007-1797)Several denial of service flaws were found in ImageMagick's parsing of XCFand DCM files. Attempting to process a specially-crafted input file inthese formats could cause ImageMagick to enter an infinite loop.(CVE-2007-4985)Several integer overflow flaws were found in ImageMagick. If a victimopened a specially-crafted DCM, DIB, XBM, XCF or XWD file, an attackercould potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the userrunning ImageMagick. (CVE-2007-4986)An integer overflow flaw was found in ImageMagick's DIB parsing code. If avictim opened a specially-crafted DIB file, an attacker could potentiallyexecute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running ImageMagick.(CVE-2007-4988)A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way ImageMagick parsedXCF files. If a specially-crafted XCF image was opened, ImageMagick couldbe made to overwrite heap memory beyond the bounds of its allocated memory.This could, potentially, allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on themachine running ImageMagick. (CVE-2008-1096)A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in ImageMagick's processing ofcertain malformed PCX images. If a victim opened a specially-crafted PCXfile, an attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code on the victim'smachine. (CVE-2008-1097)All users of ImageMagick should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to correct these issues.


  • centos-upgrade-imagemagick
  • centos-upgrade-imagemagick-c
  • centos-upgrade-imagemagick-c-devel
  • centos-upgrade-imagemagick-devel
  • centos-upgrade-imagemagick-perl

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