Ubuntu 4.10 : imagemagick vulnerability (USN-62-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Andrei Nigmatulin discovered a potential buffer overflow in the
PhotoShop Document image decoding function of ImageMagick. Decoding a
malicious PSD image which specifies more than the allowed 24 channels
might result in execution of arbitrary code with the user's
privileges.

Since ImageMagick can be used in custom printing systems, this also
might lead to privilege escalation (execute code with the printer
spooler's privileges). However, Ubuntu's standard printing system does
not use ImageMagick, thus there is no risk of privilege escalation in
a standard installation.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20681 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0005

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