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MDKSA-2007:041: ImageMagick

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ImageMagick package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2007:041 (ImageMagick).

Vladimir Nadvornik discovered a buffer overflow in GraphicsMagick and
ImageMagick permits user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service
and possibly execute execute arbitrary code via a PALM image that is
not properly handled by the ReadPALMImage function in coders/palm.c.
This is related to an earlier fix for CVE-2006-5456 that did not fully
correct the issue.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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