Ubuntu Security Notice USN-386-1
27th November, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
- Ubuntu 5.10
Daniel Kobras discovered multiple buffer overflows in ImageMagick's SGI
file format decoder. By tricking a user or an automated system into
processing a specially crafted SGI image, this could be exploited to
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
- libmagick9 6:184.108.40.206-0.6ubuntu0.4
- Ubuntu 5.10:
- libmagick6 6:220.127.116.11-1ubuntu1.5
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the