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USN-5158-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities

29 November 2021

Several security issues were fixed in ImageMagick.

Releases

Packages

  • imagemagick - Image manipulation programs and library

Details

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain values
when processing visual effects based image files. By tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted image file, an attacker could crash the
application causing a denial of service. (CVE-2021-20244)

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain values
when performing resampling operations. By tricking a user into opening
a specially crafted image file, an attacker could crash the application
causing a denial of service. (CVE-2021-20246)

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain values
when processing visual effects based image files. By tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted image file, an attacker could crash the
application causing a denial of service (CVE-2021-20309)

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain values
when processing thumbnail image data. By tricking a user into opening
a specially crafted image file, an attacker could crash the application
causing a denial of service. (CVE-2021-20312)

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled memory cleanup
when performing certain cryptographic operations. Under certain conditions
sensitive cryptographic information could be disclosed. (CVE-2021-20313)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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