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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4601

Original release date: 12/31/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The delegate code in ImageMagick allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename that is processed by the display command.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-246-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345238
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0178
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060301-01-U
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061127 rPSA-2006-0218-1 ImageMagick
External Source: BID
Name: 16093
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-957
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:024
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-389
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 231321
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10353
External Source: XF
Name: imagemagick-filename-command-injection(23927)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0412
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-045-03
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:006

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10353
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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