USN-3232-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3232-1

14th March, 2017

imagemagick vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 16.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 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 16.10:
libmagick++-6.q16-5v5

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.5
imagemagick

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.5
libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.5
imagemagick-6.q16

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.5
libmagickcore-6.q16-2

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.5
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libmagick++-6.q16-5v5

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.6
imagemagick

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.6
libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.6
imagemagick-6.q16

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.6
libmagickcore-6.q16-2

8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.6
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libmagick++5

8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.6
libmagickcore5-extra

8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.6
libmagickcore5

8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.6
imagemagick

8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.6
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
libmagick++4

8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.9
libmagickcore4

8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.9
imagemagick

8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.9
libmagickcore4-extra

8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.9

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-2017-6498,

CVE-2017-6499,

CVE-2017-6500


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3232-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities.
This full article can be read at: USN-3232-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities.

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