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[DSA331] DSA-331-1 imagemagick

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-331-1 imagemagick

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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 rights of another user who is invoking a
program using this library.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4:5.4.4.5-1woody1.
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.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-331
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8057

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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