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ImageMagick: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201405-09 / imagemagick
Release Date May 17, 2014
Latest Revision May 17, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-gfx/imagemagick < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #409431, #483032, #500988, #506562


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ImageMagick, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

2.  Impact Information


ImageMagick is a collection of tools and libraries for manipulating various image formats.


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

Note that CVE-2012-1185 and CVE-2012-1186 were issued due to incomplete fixes for CVE-2012-0247 and CVE-2012-0248, respectively. The earlier CVEs were addressed in GLSA 201203-09.


A remote attacker can utilize multiple vectors to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-"

4.  References


Page updated May 17, 2014

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