DSA 2750-1: imagemagick security update
Posted on: 09/05/2013 07:07 PM

An imagemagick security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2750-1: imagemagick security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2750-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
September 03, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : imagemagick
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4298
Debian Bug : 721273

Anton Kortunov reported a heap corruption in ImageMagick, a program
collection and library for converting and manipulating image files.
Crafted GIF files could cause ImageMagick to crash, potentially
leading to arbitrary code execution.

The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 8:6.7.7.10-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your imagemagick packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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