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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0082

Original release date: 01/04/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Format string vulnerability in the SetImageInfo function in image.c for ImageMagick 6.2.3 and other versions, and GraphicsMagick, allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a numeric format string specifier such as %d in the file name, a variant of CVE-2005-0397, and as demonstrated using the convert program.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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: SUNALERT
Name: 231321
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200602-06
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345876
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060301-01-U
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0412
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015623
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-045-03
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10717
External Source: SREASON
Name: 500
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-246-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:006
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0178
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:024
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061127 rPSA-2006-0218-1 ImageMagick
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-389
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200602-13.xml
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 12717
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1213

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10717
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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Technical Details

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  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)