[SECURITY] [DLA 517-1] imagemagick security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-06-17T08:40:22


Package : imagemagick Version : 8: CVE ID : CVE-2016-4563

The code did not check the integer didn't overflow before trying to resize a buffer. A specially crafted file could result in using memory past the end of the allocated buffer.

This security CVEs for this issue (CVE-2016-4563) along with CVE-2016-4562 and CVE-2016-4564 were based on a security advisory that will not be made public. This security fix was generated based only on the surface-level code-change information that is public in GitHub. For more information on this, see: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/476

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

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

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

Brian May <bam@debian.org>