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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202003-38 ] PECL Imagick Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PECL Imagick: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 202003-38)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-03-19
Bug(s): #687030
ID: 202003-38


A vulnerability in Imagick PHP extension might allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code.


Imagick is a PHP extension to create and modify images using the
ImageMagick library.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-php/pecl-imagick
Vulnerable: < 3.4.4
Unaffected: >= 3.4.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


An out-of-bounds write vulnerability was discovered in the Imagick PHP


A remote attacker, able to upload specially crafted images which will
get processed by Imagick, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Imagick PHP extension users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-php/pecl-imagick-3.4.4"


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