USN-4232-1: GraphicsMagick vulnerabilities

8 January 2020

graphicsmagick vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in GraphicsMagick.

Software Description

  • graphicsmagick - collection of image processing tools

Details

It was discovered that GraphicsMagick incorrectly handled certain image files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
graphicsmagick - 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.4
libgraphicsmagick++-q16-12 - 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.4
libgraphicsmagick-q16-3 - 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.4

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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