SuSE 10 Security Update : ImageMagick (ZYPP Patch Number 2239)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29348


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Two security problems were found in GraphicsMagick which are also present in ImageMagick.

- Multiple buffer overflows in ImageMagick allowed user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute execute arbitrary code via (1) a DCM image that is not properly handled by the ReadDCMImage function in coders/dcm.c, or (2) a PALM image that is not properly handled by the ReadPALMImage function in coders/palm.c. (CVE-2006-5456)

Additionally a segfault regression when converting a PGM image was fixed on SLE 10.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2239.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29348

File Name: suse_ImageMagick-2239.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2014/10/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5456