USN-3363-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3363-1

24th July, 2017

imagemagick vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 17.04
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in ImageMagick.

Software description

  • imagemagick - Image manipulation programs and library

Details

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed
image files. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked
into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to
cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of
the user invoking the program.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
libmagick++-6.q16-7 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-3ubuntu1.2
imagemagick 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-3ubuntu1.2
imagemagick-6.q16 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-3ubuntu1.2
libmagickcore-6.q16-3 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-3ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libmagick++-6.q16-5v5 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.8
imagemagick 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.8
imagemagick-6.q16 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.8
libmagickcore-6.q16-2 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.8
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libmagick++5 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.8
libmagickcore5 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.8
imagemagick 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.8

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.

References

CVE-2017-10928, CVE-2017-11141, CVE-2017-11170, CVE-2017-11188, CVE-2017-11352, CVE-2017-11360, CVE-2017-11447, CVE-2017-11448, CVE-2017-11449, CVE-2017-11450, CVE-2017-11478, CVE-2017-9261, CVE-2017-9262, CVE-2017-9405, CVE-2017-9407, CVE-2017-9409, CVE-2017-9439, CVE-2017-9440, CVE-2017-9501