Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ImageMagick (MDKSA-2006:024)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The delegate code in ImageMagick 6.2.4.x allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a filename that
is processed by the display command. (CVE-2005-4601)

A format string vulnerability in the SetImageInfo function in image.c
for ImageMagick 6.2.3, and other versions, allows user-complicit
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute
arbitrary code via a numeric format string specifier such as %d in the
file name, a variant of CVE-2005-0397, and as demonstrated using the
convert program. (CVE-2006-0082)

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20818 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-024.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12717

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4601

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