Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3675-1 imagemagick -- security update

Date Reported:
23 Sep 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 836776, Bug 836172, Bug 836171.
More information:

This updates fixes several vulnerabilities in imagemagick: Various memory handling problems and cases of missing or incomplete input sanitising may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed SIXEL, PDB, MAP, SGI, TIFF and CALS files are processed.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 8:

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.