Ubuntu Security Notice USN-523-1
3rd October, 2007
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 7.04
- Ubuntu 6.10
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the image decoders of ImageMagick.
If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a malicious
DCM, DIB, XBM, XCF, or XWD image, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 7.04:
- libmagick9 7:126.96.36.199.dfsg1-0.14ubuntu0.2
- Ubuntu 6.10:
- libmagick9 7:188.8.131.52.dfsg1-0.10ubuntu0.4
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
- libmagick9 6:184.108.40.206-0.6ubuntu0.7
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