imagemagick (SSA:2004-223-02)
Posted on: 08/11/2004 03:26 AM

Updated imagemagick packages are available for Slackware Linux

New imagemagick packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, and -current to fix security issues with PNG images.

More details about the issues with PNG may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
Sat Aug 7 17:17:20 AKDT 2004
patches/packages/imagemagick-6.0.4_3-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to ImageMagick-6.0.4-3. Fixes PNG security issues. (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 9.1 package:
52903d349dcbaf3be88d19c8aa05dbbf imagemagick-5.5.7_25-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
ad5531a33331029dcc7013b72f8ec792 imagemagick-6.0.4_3-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
ad5531a33331029dcc7013b72f8ec792 imagemagick-6.0.4_3-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg imagemagick-6.0.4_3-i486-1.tgz


Slackware Linux Security Team

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