Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : imagemagick vulnerabilities (USN-422-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 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 :

Vladimir Nadvornik discovered that the fix for CVE-2006-5456, released
in USN-372-1, did not correctly solve the original flaw in PALM image
handling. By tricking a user into processing a specially crafted image
with an application that uses imagemagick, an attacker could execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28014 ()

Bugtraq ID: 20707

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5456