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USN-5456-1: ImageMagick vulnerability

1 June 2022

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

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Releases

Packages

  • imagemagick - Image manipulation programs and library

Details

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled memory under
certain circumstances. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted image, an attacker could possibly exploit this issue to cause a
denial of service or other unspecified impact.

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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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.

References

Related notices

  • USN-5736-1: imagemagick-common, libmagickcore-6.q16-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16-3-extra, libimage-magick-q16hdri-perl, libmagickcore-6.q16-6-extra, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-3, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-6-extra, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-3-extra, libmagick++-6-headers, libimage-magick-q16-perl, libmagickcore-6-headers, imagemagick-6.q16hdri, libmagickwand-6.q16-3, libmagickcore-6.q16-3, libmagickwand-6.q16-6, libmagickwand-6.q16-dev, imagemagick-6-doc, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-6, libmagickwand5, libmagickwand-6.q16-2, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-6, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-7, libmagickcore-6-arch-config, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16-2, libimage-magick-perl, libmagickwand-6-headers, libmagick++5, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-dev, perlmagick, libmagickwand-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16-6, imagemagick, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-8, libmagick++-6.q16-7, libmagick++-dev, libmagickcore5, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-3, libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra, imagemagick-6.q16, libmagickcore5-extra, libmagick++-6.q16-8, imagemagick-doc, libmagick++-6.q16-dev, libmagick++-6.q16-5v5, libmagickcore-dev, imagemagick-6-common
  • USN-5736-2: imagemagick-common, libmagickcore-6.q16-dev, libimage-magick-q16hdri-perl, libmagickcore-6.q16-6-extra, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-6-extra, libmagick++-6-headers, libimage-magick-q16-perl, libmagickcore-6-headers, imagemagick-6.q16hdri, libmagickwand-6.q16-dev, libmagickwand-6.q16-6, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-6, imagemagick-6-doc, libmagickcore-6.q16hdri-6, libmagickcore-6-arch-config, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-dev, libimage-magick-perl, libmagickwand-6-headers, libmagickwand-6.q16hdri-dev, perlmagick, libmagickwand-dev, libmagickcore-6.q16-6, imagemagick, libmagick++-6.q16hdri-8, libmagick++-dev, imagemagick-6.q16, libmagick++-6.q16-8, imagemagick-doc, libmagick++-6.q16-dev, libmagickcore-dev, imagemagick-6-common