USN-1949-1: ImageMagick vulnerability
10 September 2013
ImageMagick could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- imagemagick - Image manipulation programs and library
It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled decoding GIF image
comments. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were tricked into
opening a specially crafted GIF 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.