Debian Security Advisory

DLA-868-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 849439, Bug 856878, Bug 856879.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10062, CVE-2017-6498, CVE-2017-6500.
More information:

Several issues have been discovered in ImageMagick, a popular set of programs and libraries for image manipulation. These issues include denial of service and memory buffer over-read.

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

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

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