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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3863-1 (imagemagick - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in imagemagick: Various memory handling problems and cases of missing or incomplete input sanitising may result in denial of service, memory disclosure or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed RLE, ART, JNG, DDS, BMP, ICO, EPT, SUN, MTV, PICT, XWD, PCD, SFW, MAT, EXR, DCM, MNG, PCX or SVG files are processed.

Affected Software

Affected Software

imagemagick on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u9. For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-8. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-8. We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.