CVE-2016-5118

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-05-29
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1340814: CVE-2016-5118 ImageMagick: Remote code execution via filename
It was discovered that ImageMagick did not properly sanitize certain input before using it to invoke processes. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted image that, when processed by an application using ImageMagick or an unsuspecting user using the ImageMagick utilities, would lead to arbitrary execution of shell commands with the privileges of the user running the application.

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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 6 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2016:1237 2016-06-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2016:1237 2016-06-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 ImageMagick Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ImageMagick Affected
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