Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1227-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 885340, Bug 885942, Bug 885125.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-17504, CVE-2017-17682, CVE-2017-17879, CVE-2017-17914.
More information:

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in ImageMagick, an image manipulation program, that allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion via an infinite loop), heap-based buffer overreads or possibly other unspecified impact via a crafted image file.

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

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

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