exploit the possibilities

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202101-36

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202101-36
Posted Jan 29, 2021
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202101-36 - A vulnerability in ImageMagick's handling of PDF was discovered possibly allowing code execution. Versions less than 6.9.11.41-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-29599
MD5 | 328eb106c4e9bca305c1f09e2167bc13

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202101-36

Change Mirror Download
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202101-36
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
https://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Severity: Normal
Title: ImageMagick: Command injection
Date: January 29, 2021
Bugs: #756829
ID: 202101-36

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in ImageMagick's handling of PDF was discovered
possibly allowing code execution.

Background
==========

A collection of tools and libraries for many image formats.

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 media-gfx/imagemagick < 6.9.11.41-r1 >= 6.9.11.41-r1
< 7.0.10.41-r1 >= 7.0.10.41-r1

Description
===========

A flaw in ImageMagick's handling of password protected PDFs was
discovered.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
using ImageMagick possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

Do not open untrusted PDFs.

Resolution
==========

All ImageMagick 7 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-7.0.10.41-r1"

All ImageMagick 6 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.9.11.41-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-29599
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-29599

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-36

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

April 2021

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Apr 1st
    17 Files
  • 2
    Apr 2nd
    2 Files
  • 3
    Apr 3rd
    2 Files
  • 4
    Apr 4th
    0 Files
  • 5
    Apr 5th
    15 Files
  • 6
    Apr 6th
    15 Files
  • 7
    Apr 7th
    20 Files
  • 8
    Apr 8th
    16 Files
  • 9
    Apr 9th
    5 Files
  • 10
    Apr 10th
    0 Files
  • 11
    Apr 11th
    0 Files
  • 12
    Apr 12th
    4 Files
  • 13
    Apr 13th
    15 Files
  • 14
    Apr 14th
    27 Files
  • 15
    Apr 15th
    0 Files
  • 16
    Apr 16th
    0 Files
  • 17
    Apr 17th
    0 Files
  • 18
    Apr 18th
    0 Files
  • 19
    Apr 19th
    0 Files
  • 20
    Apr 20th
    0 Files
  • 21
    Apr 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Apr 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Apr 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Apr 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Apr 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Apr 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Apr 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Apr 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Apr 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Apr 30th
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2020 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close