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ImageMagick EXIF Parser Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-10-27    Views:  24,203

Secunia Advisory SA12995

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in ImageMagick, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the EXIF parsing routine. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a malicious image file containing specially crafted EXIF information.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Update to version 6.1.2 or later.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.imagemagick.org/www/Changelog.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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