Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 217558
CVE-2006-5868 Insufficient boundary check in ImageMagick's SGIDecode()
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:54 EST
Description of problem:
Debian team issued an ImageMagick update DSA-1213-1 where they reportedly fixed
an issue in SGI image handling routine.
See their Changelog entry:
* Fix insufficient boundary checks in SGIDecode() (discovered by Daniel
And excerpt from their advisory:
Daniel Kobras discovered that Imagemagick is vulnerable to buffer
overflows in the module for SGI images.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL2.1-RHEL4, FC5, FC6
I attach relevant part of the debian patch. Please have a look at it.
Created attachment 142305 [details]
Part that fixes CVE-2006-5868 issue, from debian
For the second hunk in this I think the for loop should be initializing i
otherwise there's a code path which leaves i entirely uninitialzed before being
referenced, and in the other case we're not doing all the work we want to...
since it could still be the failure of the previous loop.
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