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USN-4670-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities

15 December 2020

Several security issues were fixed in ImageMagick.

Releases

Packages

  • imagemagick - Image manipulation programs and library

Details

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. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 20.10.
(CVE-2019-19948, CVE-2019-19949)

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. (CVE-2020-27560)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-4549-1: libmagickwand-dev, libmagick++-6-headers, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-dev, libimage-magick-q16-perl, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-8, libmagick++-dev, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-6, libmagickwand-6-headers, imagemagick-6-doc, imagemagick-6.q16, imagemagick-6-common, imagemagick-common, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-dev, libmagickcore-6-arch-config, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-dev, libmagickcore-6-headers, libmagickcore-6.q16-6, libimage-magick-perl, imagemagick-doc, imagemagick-6.q16hdri, libmagick++-6.q16-8, libmagickcore-6.q16-6-extra, libmagickcore-6.q16-dev, imagemagick, libimage-magick-q16hdri-perl, perlmagick, libmagickwand-6.q16-6, libmagick++-6.q16-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-6, libmagickwand-6.q16-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-6-extra, libmagickcore-dev