Debian DSA-4074-1 : imagemagick - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 105489


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


This update fixes several vulnerabilities in imagemagick: Various memory handling problems and cases of missing or incomplete input sanitising may result in denial of service, memory disclosure or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed image files are processed.


Upgrade the imagemagick packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 8:

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105489

File Name: debian_DSA-4074.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/29

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:imagemagick, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12877, CVE-2017-16546, CVE-2017-17499, CVE-2017-17504, CVE-2017-17879

DSA: 4074