Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ImageMagick (MDKSA-2005:107)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18584
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow was found in the way that ImageMagick parses PNM files. If an attacker can trick a victim into opening a specially crafted PNM file, the attacker could execute arbitrary code on the victim's machine (CVE-2005-1275).
As well, a Denial of Service vulnerability was found in the way that ImageMagick parses XWD files. If a user or program executed ImageMagick to process a malicious XWD file, ImageMagick will enter info an infinite loop causing a DoS (CVE-2005-1739).
The updated packages have been patched to fix these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.