Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 : imagemagick vulnerability (USN-681-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that ImageMagick did not correctly handle certain
malformed XCF images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted image with an application that uses ImageMagick, an attacker
could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code
with the user's privileges.

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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36745 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28821

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1096

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