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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 :
Markus Meissner discovered several potential buffer overflows in some
image decoding functions of ImageMagick. Decoding a malicious BMP or
DIB image or AVI video might result in execution of arbitrary code
with the user's rights.
Since imagemagick can be used in custom printing systems, this also
might lead to privilege escalation (execute code with the printer
spooler's rights). However, Ubuntu's standard printing system does
not use imagemagick, thus there is no risk of privilege escalation in
a standard installation.
Upgrade to :
- imagemagick-184.108.40.206-1ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libmagick++6-220.127.116.11-1ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libmagick++6-dev-18.104.22.168-1ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libmagick6-22.214.171.124-1ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libmagick6-dev-126.96.36.199-1ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- perlmagick-188.8.131.52-1ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
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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