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SUSE-SA:2006:066: 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 SUSE-SA:2006:066 (ImageMagick).


Two security problems were found in the GraphicsMagick tool set which
are also present in ImageMagick.

CVE-2006-5456: Multiple buffer overflows in ImageMagick permited
user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly
execute execute arbitrary code via (1) a DCM image that is not
properly handled by the ReadDCMImage function in coders/dcm.c, or
(2) a PALM image that is not properly handled by the ReadPALMImage
function in coders/palm.c.

Additionally a segfault regression when converting a PGM image was
fixed on SLE 10.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_66_imagemagick.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

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

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