Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1139-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Oct 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 878578, Bug 878579.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-15277, CVE-2017-15281.
More information:

This update fixes two vulnerabilities in ImageMagick:

  • CVE-2017-15277

    An uninitialized data structure could lead to information disclosure when reading a specially crafted GIF file.

  • CVE-2017-15281

    An uninitialized value used in a conditional jump could cause a denial of service (application crash) or other unspecified impacts when reading a specially crafted PSD file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 8:

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

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