Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3357-2 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Mar 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:

The previous Imagemagick security update caused a regression in some perl packages due to overly restrictive hardening in a policy update (reading from /etc/ was forbidden). This hardening patch has been removed.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has 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:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: