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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

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.

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