ImageMagick ReadSGIImage() function buffer overflow

imagemagick-readsgiimage-bo (28372) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

ImageMagick is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the ReadSGIImage() function. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted SGI file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of ImageMagick (version 6.2.9 or later), available from the ImageMagick Web site. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200609-14 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-1213-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE-SA:2006:050 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon Aug 14 2006 - 12:45:16 CDT: [Overflow.pl] ImageMagick ReadSGIImage() Heap Overflow.
  • ImageMagick Web site: Introduction to ImageMagick.
  • ASA-2006-206: ImageMagick security update (RHSA-2006-0633)
  • BID-19507: ImageMagick SGI Image File Remote Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-4144: Integer overflow in the ReadSGIImage function in sgi.c in ImageMagick before 6.2.9 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via large (1) bytes_per_pixel, (2) columns, and (3) rows values, which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.
  • DSA-1213: imagemagick -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200609-14: ImageMagick: Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2006:155: Updated ImageMagick packages fix vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2006-0633: ImageMagick security update
  • SA21462: ImageMagick "ReadSGIImage()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016699: ImageMagick ReadSGIImage() Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2006:050: ImageMagick security problems

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • ImageMagick ImageMagick 6.x - 6.2.8
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • SuSE SLES SDK 9
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • SuSE SuSE Linux OpenExchange Server 4
  • SuSE SuSE Linux School Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • SuSE SuSE SLED 10
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Home
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Multimedia
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Personal
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 2.0

Reported:

Aug 14, 2006

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