Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2005-413: ImageMagick


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-413: ImageMagick

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ImageMagick packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated ImageMagick packages that fix a buffer overflow issue are now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

ImageMagick(TM) is an image display and manipulation tool for the X Window
System which can read and write multiple image formats.

A heap based buffer overflow bug was found in the way ImageMagick parses
PNM files. A possible hacker could execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine
if they were able to trick the victim into opening a specially crafted PNM
file. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2005-1275 to this issue.

Users of ImageMagick should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch, and are not vulnerable to this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-413.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Knoppix 7.2.0 Live Linux Bootable Startup CD (Runs form CD) +Free Retro Linux CD
$11.95
Knoppix 7.2.0 Live Linux Bootable Startup CD (Runs form CD) +Free Retro Linux CD pictureLatest KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system PC repair Bootable live system Windows USB
$17.99
Latest KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system PC repair Bootable live system Windows USB pictureKNOPPIX LINUX - NEW v7.7.1 Live DVD & 16GB 3.0 USB Flash Drive with Persistence
$17.99
KNOPPIX LINUX - NEW v7.7.1 Live DVD & 16GB 3.0 USB Flash Drive with Persistence pictureKnoppix Linux Live USB 32 64 bit Debian GNU Apache MySQL w/setup guide
$8.0
Knoppix Linux Live USB 32 64 bit Debian GNU Apache MySQL w/setup guide picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.