Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : imagemagick vulnerability (USN-372-1)

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 :

M. Joonas Pihlaja discovered that ImageMagick did not sufficiently
verify the validity of PALM and DCM images. When processing a
specially crafted image with an application that uses imagemagick,
this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the
application's 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: 27953 ()

Bugtraq ID: 20707

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5456