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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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 5 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2010:0652 2010-08-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2010:0653 2010-08-25

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