Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1229-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000445, CVE-2017-1000476.
More information:

It was discovered that there were two vulnerabilities in the imagemagick image manipulation program:

  • CVE-2017-1000445

    A null pointer dereference in the MagickCore component which could lead to denial of service.

  • CVE-2017-1000476

    A potential denial of service attack via CPU exhaustion.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in imagemagick version 8:

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.