CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-05-27
Bugzilla: 503017: CVE-2009-1882 ImageMagick, GraphicsMagick: Integer overflow in the routine creating X11 images


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the XMakeImage function in magick/xwindow.c in ImageMagick 6.5.2-8, and GraphicsMagick, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF file, which triggers a buffer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1882 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2010:0653 August 25, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2010:0652 August 25, 2010

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