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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.
Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Damian Put discovered a buffer overflow in the PNM image decoder.
Processing a specially crafted PNM file with a small "colors" value
resulted in a crash of the application that used the ImageMagick
Another Denial of Service vulnerability was found in the XWD decoder.
Specially crafted invalid color masks resulted in an infinite loop
which caused the application using the ImageMagick library to stop
working and use all available CPU resources.
Upgrade to :
- imagemagick-188.8.131.52-2.1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libmagick++6-184.108.40.206-2.1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libmagick++6-dev-220.127.116.11-2.1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libmagick6-18.104.22.168-2.1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libmagick6-dev-22.214.171.124-2.1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- perlmagick-126.96.36.199-2.1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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