Debian Security Advisory

DLA-651-1 graphicsmagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 Oct 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7446, CVE-2016-7447, CVE-2016-7449, CVE-2016-7800.
More information:

Various security issues were found and fixed in graphicsmagick in Debian wheezy LTS.

  • CVE-2016-7446

    Heap buffer overflow issue in MVG/SVG rendering.

  • CVE-2016-7447

    Heap overflow of the EscapeParenthesis() function

  • CVE-2016-7449

    TIFF related problems due to use of strlcpy use.

  • CVE-2016-7800

    Fix unsigned underflow leading to heap overflow when parsing 8BIM chunk.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.16-1.1+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your graphicsmagick packages.

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