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CVE-2006-2440 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the libMagick component of ImageMagick 6.0.6.2 might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via an image index array that triggers the overflow during filename glob expansion by the ExpandFilenames function.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/11/2017

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2440
Original release date:
05/18/2006
Last revised:
10/11/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=192278 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070201-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20070201-01-P
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345595 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345595
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1168 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1168
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0015.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0015
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9481 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9481

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9481
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9481

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