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RHSA-2006-0633: ImageMagick Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ImageMagick packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated ImageMagick packages that fix several security issues are now
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
ImageMagick(TM) is an image display and manipulation tool for the X Window
System that can read and write multiple image formats.
Tavis Ormandy discovered several integer and buffer overflow flaws in the
way ImageMagick decodes XCF, SGI, and Sun bitmap graphic files. A possible hacker
could execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if they were able to
trick the victim into opening a specially crafted image file.
(CVE-2006-3743, CVE-2006-3744, CVE-2006-4144)
Users of ImageMagick should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0633.html
Threat Level: High
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