USN-4549-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities

28 September 2020

ImageMagick could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.



  • imagemagick - Image manipulation programs and library


It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain specially
crafted 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 other unspecified impact.
(CVE-2019-19948, CVE-2019-19949)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.