DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions

C.24.2.3 Security Considerations for Encapsulated Documents (Informative)

The encapsulated documents may conform to another standard, e.g., PDF, or may be in a proprietary format. Many of these formats have had their own security issues, both with the format itself and with common implementations for processing the format.

Implementations that support encapsulated documents may need to:

Tracking, notification, and remediation of these security problems will normally be in the context of the encapsulated format and not in the context of DICOM. This means those implementing and deploying the encapsulated format must consider security issues from those other contexts.

DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions