Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : imagemagick vulnerabilities (USN-340-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tavis Ormandy discovered several buffer overflows in imagemagick's Sun
Raster and XCF (Gimp) image decoders. By tricking a user or automated
system into processing a specially crafted image, this could be
exploited to execute arbitrary code with the users' privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27919 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19697

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3743