ImageMagick and GraphicsMagick ReadPALMImage function buffer overflow

imagemagick-graphicsmagick-palm-bo (29816) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

ImageMagick and GraphicsMagick are vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the ReadPALMImage function in the coders/palm.c file. By processing a specially-crafted PALM image, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE Security Announcement SUSE-SA:2006:066 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 Gentoo Linux: Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200611-19 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Refer to RHSA-2007:0015-5 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux:
Refer to USN-422-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

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

References:

  • GraphicsMagick Web site: GraphicsMagick Image Processing System.
  • ImageMagick Web site: Introduction to ImageMagick.
  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 210921: CVE-2006-5456 Overflows in GraphicsMagick and ImageMagick's DCM and PALM handling routines.
  • ASA-2007-124: ImageMagick security update (RHSA-2007-0015)
  • BID-20707: GraphicsMagick PALM DCM Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-5456: Multiple buffer overflows in GraphicsMagick before 1.1.7 and ImageMagick 6.0.7 allow user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a DCM image that is not properly handled by the ReadDCMImage function in coders/dcm.c, or (2) a PALM image that is not properly handled by the ReadPALMImage function in coders/palm.c.
  • DSA-1213: imagemagick -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1260: imagemagick -- buffer overflow
  • GLSA-200611-07: GraphicsMagick: PALM and DCM buffer overflows
  • GLSA-200611-19: ImageMagick: PALM and DCM buffer overflows
  • MDKSA-2006:193: Updated ImageMagick packages fix vulnerabilities
  • MDKSA-2007:041: Updated ImageMagick packages fix buffer overflow vulnerability
  • OSVDB ID: 29990: ImageMagick ReadPALMImage Function Overflow
  • RHSA-2007-0015: Moderate: ImageMagick security update
  • SA22569: GraphicsMagick Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA22572: ImageMagick PALM and DCM Buffer Overflows
  • SUSE-SA:2006:066: ImageMagick security problems
  • SUSE-SR:2007:003: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • GraphicsMagick GraphicsMagick prior to 1.1.7
  • ImageMagick ImageMagick 6.07
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • 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 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE Linux OpenExchange Server 4
  • SuSE SuSE Linux School Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • SuSE SuSE SLED 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • 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:

Oct 24, 2006

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