Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1381-1 imagemagick -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
23 May 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18271, CVE-2017-18273, CVE-2018-11251.
More information:

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in ImageMagick, an image manipulation program, that allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service via CPU exhaustion (infinite loop) or heap-based buffer overreads with a crafted image 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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