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Security update for ImageMagick-devel

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(Last modified: 08SEP2004)


solutions Security update for ImageMagick-devel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (cc33c157901916a8138f2ac5f98c5a24)

Applies to

Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64

Package: ImageMagick-devel
Release: 20040908
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update fixes a buffer overflow in the BMP and AVI handling.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a buffer overflow in the handling of BMP images and AVI movies in the ImageMagick image handling routines, potentially allowing an external attacker to gain access to the machine, if ImageMagick scripts are used in scripts parsing remote data.
Mitre has reserved CAN-2004-0827 for this issue.

Solution

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-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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