Bug 1332492 (CVE-2016-3714, ImageTragick) - CVE-2016-3714 ImageMagick: Insufficient shell characters filtering
Summary: CVE-2016-3714 ImageMagick: Insufficient shell characters filtering
Alias: CVE-2016-3714, ImageTragick
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1332630 1332638 1332639 1332640 1332641 1332695 1332930 1525802
Blocks: 1332507
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-05-03 10:48 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-04 00:56 UTC (History)
25 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
It was discovered that ImageMagick did not properly sanitize certain input before passing it to the delegate functionality. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted image that, when processed by an application using ImageMagick or an unsuspecting user using the ImageMagick utilities, would lead to arbitrary execution of shell commands with the privileges of the user running the application.
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Last Closed: 2016-06-02 12:59:27 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:0726 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: ImageMagick security update 2016-05-09 22:03:43 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-03 10:48:34 UTC
A vulnerability was found in ImageMagick. Insufficient filtering for filename passed to delegate's command allows remote code execution during conversion of several file formats.

ImageMagick allows to process files with external libraries. This feature is called 'delegate'. It is implemented as a system() with command string ('command') from the config file delegates.xml with actual value for different params (input/output filenames etc). Due to insufficient %M param filtering it is possible to conduct shell command injection. One of the default delegate's command is used to handle https requests:

"wget" -q -O "%o" "https:%M"

where %M is the actual link from the input. It is possible to pass the value like `https://example.com"|ls "-la` and execute unexpected 'ls -la'. (wget or curl should be installed).

Comment 3 Stefan Cornelius 2016-05-03 15:19:39 UTC

Details can be found under the resolve tab at https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/2296071

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7

As a workaround the /etc/ImageMagick/policy.xml file can be edited to disable processing of MVG, HTTPS, HTTP, URL, FTP, EPHEMERAL, MSL, LABEL, TEXT, SHOW, WIN and PLT commands within image files, simply add the following lines:
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="EPHEMERAL" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="HTTPS" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="HTTP" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="URL" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="FTP" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="MVG" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="MSL" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="TEXT" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="LABEL" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="SHOW" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="WIN" />
<policy domain="coder" rights="none" pattern="PLT" />
<policy domain="path" rights="none" pattern="@*" />

within the policy map stanza:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

In the following folders:
/usr/lib64/ImageMagick-6.2.8/modules-Q16/coders/ (64bit package)
/usr/lib/ImageMagick-6.2.8/modules-Q16/coders/ (32bit package)

Rename the following files:
* mvg.so to mvg.so.bak
* msl.so to msl.so.bak
* label.so to label.so.bak

Comment 4 Stefan Cornelius 2016-05-03 15:24:14 UTC
Created ImageMagick tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1332630]

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2016-05-09 18:04:00 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:0726 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0726.html

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