USN-4248-1: GraphicsMagick vulnerabilities

22 January 2020

graphicsmagick vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in GraphicsMagick.

Software Description

  • graphicsmagick - collection of image processing tools


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 - 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.5
libgraphicsmagick++-q16-12 - 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.5
libgraphicsmagick-q16-3 - 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.5

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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