Debian DLA-242-1 : imagemagick security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84130
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fixes a large number of potential security problems due to insufficient data validation when parsing different input formats.
Most of those potential security problems do not have a CVE number assigned.
While the security implications of all of these problems are not all fully known, it is highly recommended to update.
The update fixes the following identified vulnerabilities :
Incorrect validation of PNG buffer size, leading to DoS using specially crafted PNG files.
Out of bounds memory access in resize
Buffer overflow in PCX reader
Buffer overflow in DCM readers
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.