SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2016:3256-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96138


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for ImageMagick fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-9556: Possible Heap-overflow found by fuzzing [bsc#1011130]

- CVE-2016-9559: Possible NULL pointer access found by fuzzing [bsc#1011136]

- CVE-2016-8707: Possible code execution in the tiff deflate convert code [bsc#1014159]

- CVE-2016-9773: Possible Heap overflow in IsPixelGray [bsc#1013376]

- CVE-2016-8866: Possible memory allocation failure in AcquireMagickMemory [bsc#1009318]

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ImageMagick-12917=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-ImageMagick-12917=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ImageMagick-12917=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96138

File Name: suse_SU-2016-3256-1.nasl

Version: 3.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/27/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libMagickCore1, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/23/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/23/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7530, CVE-2016-8707, CVE-2016-8866, CVE-2016-9556, CVE-2016-9559, CVE-2016-9773