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CVE-2016-5118

Published: 30 May 2016

The OpenBlob function in blob.c in GraphicsMagick before 1.3.24 and ImageMagick allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a | (pipe) character at the start of a filename.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that GraphicsMagick incorrectly handled certain image files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
graphicsmagick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1.3.24-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.3.23-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.3.18-1ubuntu3.1)
imagemagick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu7)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.1])