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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:413 (ImageMagick)

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:413.

ImageMagick(TM) is an image display and manipulation tool for the X Window
System which can read and write multiple image formats.

A heap based buffer overflow bug was found in the way ImageMagick parses
PNM files. An attacker could execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine
if they were able to trick the victim into opening a specially crafted PNM
file. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has
assigned the name CVE-2005-1275 to this issue.

Users of ImageMagick should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch, and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 13351
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1275
Bugtraq: 20050424 [] ImageMagick ReadPNMImage() Heap Overflow (Google Search)
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