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Security update for ImageMagick

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(Last modified: 15MAR2005)


solutions Security update for ImageMagick SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e27323d0cfc430ce6b42ffb8ff31939f)

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-9946
Release: 20050315
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update if you are using ImageMagick.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes several security issues:
  • A format string vulnerability in the display program. ( CAN-2005-0397 )
  • A buffer overflow in the SGI image decoder routines.
  • A buffer overflow in the TIFF image decoder routines.
  • A denial of service attack (crash) in the TIFF decoder.
  • A denial of service attack (crash) in the PSD decoder.

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.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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