ImageMagick: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201702-09

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ImageMagick, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

media-gfx/imagemagick on all architectures
Affected versions < 6.9.7.4
Unaffected versions >= 6.9.7.4

Background

ImageMagick is a collection of tools and libraries for many image formats.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ImageMagick. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted image file, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/imagemagick-6.9.7.4"
 

References

Release Date
February 17, 2017

Latest Revision
February 17, 2017: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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