Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3007-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
14 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3596, CVE-2022-28463.
More information:

  • CVE-2021-3596

    A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in ImageMagick in versions prior to 7.0.10-31 in ReadSVGImage() in coders/svg.c. This issue is due to not checking the return value from libxml2's xmlCreatePushParserCtxt() and uses the value directly, which leads to a crash and segmentation fault.

  • CVE-2022-28463

    ImageMagick is vulnerable to Buffer Overflow.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 8:

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

For the detailed security status of imagemagick please refer to its security tracker page at:

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