Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1245-1 graphicsmagick -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Jan 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 887158.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5685.
- More information:
A vulnerability has been discovered in GraphicsMagick, a collection of image processing tools, which may result in a denial of service.
An infinite loop and application hang has been discovered in the ReadBMPImage function (coders/bmp.c). Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via an image file with a crafted bit-field mask value.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.16-1.1+deb7u17.
We recommend that you upgrade your graphicsmagick packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS