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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5456

Multiple buffer overflows in GraphicsMagick before 1.1.7 and ImageMagick 6.0.7 allow user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a DCM image that is not properly handled by the ReadDCMImage function in coders/dcm.c, or (2) a PALM image that is not properly handled by the ReadPALMImage function in coders/palm.c.
Publish Date : 2006-10-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- 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 2006-10-16 2006-09-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5456 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in GraphicsMagick before 1.1.7 and ImageMagick 6.0.7 allow user-assisted attackers to cause a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9765 unix
RHSA-2007:0015: ImageMagick security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070015 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-2006-5456

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Imagemagick Imagemagick 6.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Graphicsmagick Graphicsmagick 7
Imagemagick Imagemagick 1

- References For CVE-2006-5456
XF imagemagick-graphicsmagick-palm-bo(29816) CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20070208 rPSA-2007-0029-1 ImageMagick
BID 20707 GraphicsMagick PALM DCM Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-03-08
VUPEN ADV-2006-4170
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0015
BUGTRAQ 20061127 rPSA-2006-0218-1 ImageMagick
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:066
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:003
GENTOO GLSA-200611-19
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-066-06
GENTOO GLSA-200611-07

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5456

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