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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4144

Integer overflow in the ReadSGIImage function in sgi.c in ImageMagick before 6.2.9 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via large (1) bytes_per_pixel, (2) columns, and (3) rows values, which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2006-08-15 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-08-14 2006-08-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4144 unix
Integer overflow in the ReadSGIImage function in sgi.c in ImageMagick before 6.2.9 allows user-assisted attackers to cau... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11129 unix
RHSA-2006:0633: ImageMagick security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060633 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4144

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Imagemagick Imagemagick 29

- References For CVE-2006-4144
GENTOO GLSA-200609-14
SGI 20060901-01-P CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:050
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0633
SECTRACK 1016699
BID 19507 ImageMagick SGI Image File Remote Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-08
XF imagemagick-readsgiimage-bo(28372)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11129
BUGTRAQ 20060816 Re: [] ImageMagick ReadSGIImage() Heap Overflow
BUGTRAQ 20060814 [] ImageMagick ReadSGIImage() Heap Overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4144

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