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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2440

Original release date: 05/18/2006
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the libMagick componet of ImageMagick 6.0.6.2 might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via an image index array that triggers the overflow during filename glob expansion by the ExpandFilenames function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=192278 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1168
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9481
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0015
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070201-01-P
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21719
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24186
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345595
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24284

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9481
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:imagemagick:imagemagick:6.0.6.2
* cpe:/a:imagemagick:imagemagick:6.2.4

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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