Debian DSA-4436-1 : imagemagick - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 124345


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


This update fixes two vulnerabilities in Imagemagick: Memory handling problems and missing or incomplete input sanitising may result in denial of service, memory disclosure or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed TIFF or Postscript files are processed.


Upgrade the imagemagick packages.

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 124345

File Name: debian_DSA-4436.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/29/2019

Updated: 1/21/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/28/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10650, CVE-2019-9956

DSA: 4436