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[DSA331] DSA-331-1 imagemagick Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
imagemagick's libmagick library, under certain circumstances, creates
temporary files without taking appropriate security precautions. This
vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to create or
overwrite files with the rights of another user who is invoking a
program using this library.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your imagemagick package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-331
Threat Level: High
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