Debian Security Advisory

DLA-756-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Dec 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 840437, Bug 845206, Bug 848139, Bug 845634, Bug 845242, Bug 845243, Bug 845195, Bug 845196.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7799, CVE-2016-8707, CVE-2016-8862, CVE-2016-8866, CVE-2016-9556.
More information:

Numerous vulnerabilities were discovered in ImageMagick, an image manipulation program. Issues include memory exception, heap, buffer and stack overflows, out of bound reads and missing checks.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 8:

The exact impact of the vulnerabilities is unknown, as they were mostly discovered through fuzzing. We still recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

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