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Security update for ImageMagick


(Last modified: 03NOV2004)

solutions Security update for ImageMagick SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (339ef506419b1961e4492998aff6994a)

Applies to

Package: ImageMagick
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Release: 20041103
Obsoletes: none


All ImageMagick users should install this update.



Problem description

This fixes a integer signedness issue in the EXIF handling of ImageMagick,
which could lead to a preparer of an image causing a buffer overflow and
execute code as the ImageMagick calling user.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh ImageMagick.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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