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MDKSA-2006:193: ImageMagick Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ImageMagick package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:193 (ImageMagick).
Multiple buffer overflows in GraphicsMagick before 1.1.7 and
ImageMagick 6.0.7 allow 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.
Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:193
Threat Level: High
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