Debian alert: New imagemagick packages fix insecure temporary file creation

Posted by dave on Jun 28, 2003 5:34 PM EDT
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imagemagick's libmagick library, under certain circumstances, creates temporary files without taking appropriate security precautions. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to create or overwrite files with the privileges of another user who is invoking a program using this library.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 331-1                                        Matt Zimmerman
June 27th, 2003                
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Package        : imagemagick
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary file
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0455

imagemagick's libmagick library, under certain circumstances, creates
temporary files without taking appropriate security precautions.  This
vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to create or
overwrite files with the privileges of another user who is invoking a
program using this library.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4:

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4:5.5.7-1.

We recommend that you update your imagemagick package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:
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  Alpha architecture:
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  ARM architecture:
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  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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  Intel IA-64 architecture:
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  HP Precision architecture:
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  Little endian MIPS architecture:
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  PowerPC architecture:
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  IBM S/390 architecture:
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  Sun Sparc architecture:
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>
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