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Security update for ImageMagick


(Last modified: 25JAN2005)

solutions Security update for ImageMagick SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (aee2a129487580f364fc1a28346d1467)

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
Patch: patch-9794
Release: 20050125
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update fixes several security issues:
  • A buffer overflow in the decoder for Photoshop documents (PSD) (CAN-2005-0005)
  • A buffer overlow in the EXIF handling (CAN-2004-0981)
  • Buffer overflows in the handling of BMP and AVI files (CAN-2004-0827)


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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