Debian DSA-3726-1 : imagemagick - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 95362
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VPR Score: 5.9


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


Several issues have been discovered in ImageMagick, a popular set of programs and libraries for image manipulation. These issues include several problems in memory handling that can result in a denial of service attack or in execution of arbitrary code by an attacker with control on the image input.


Upgrade the imagemagick packages.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95362

File Name: debian_DSA-3726.nasl

Version: 3.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/28/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/26/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7799, CVE-2016-7906, CVE-2016-8677, CVE-2016-8862, CVE-2016-9556, CVE-2016-9559

DSA: 3726