Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4074-1 imagemagick -- security update

Date Reported:
28 Dec 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12877, CVE-2017-16546, CVE-2017-17499, CVE-2017-17504, CVE-2017-17879.
More information:

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in imagemagick: Various memory handling problems and cases of missing or incomplete input sanitising may result in denial of service, memory disclosure or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed image files are processed.

For the stable distribution (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: