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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3142-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3142-1
Posted Nov 30, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3142-1 - It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed 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 possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-7799, CVE-2016-7906, CVE-2016-8677, CVE-2016-8862, CVE-2016-9556
SHA-256 | 9fd88cf3758a9382f580962fbc9dc3eed2c9e6ab3625d2bfab08579dea19cc5d

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3142-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3142-1
November 30, 2016

imagemagick vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ImageMagick.

Software Description:
- imagemagick: Image manipulation programs and library

Details:

It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed
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 possibly execute code with the privileges of
the user invoking the program.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.10:
imagemagick 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.2
imagemagick-6.q16 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.2
libmagick++-6.q16-5v5 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.2
libmagickcore-6.q16-2 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.2
libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
imagemagick 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.3
imagemagick-6.q16 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.3
libmagick++-6.q16-5v5 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.3
libmagickcore-6.q16-2 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.3
libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
imagemagick 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.3
libmagick++5 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.3
libmagickcore5 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.3
libmagickcore5-extra 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.3

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
imagemagick 8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.6
libmagick++4 8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.6
libmagickcore4 8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.6
libmagickcore4-extra 8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.6

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

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3142-1
CVE-2016-7799, CVE-2016-7906, CVE-2016-8677, CVE-2016-8862,
CVE-2016-9556

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick/8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu8.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick/8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick/8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick/8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.6



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