[USN-4549-1] ImageMagick vulnerabilities

Eduardo Barretto eduardo.barretto at canonical.com
Mon Sep 28 15:56:58 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4549-1
September 28, 2020

imagemagick vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


ImageMagick could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted

Software Description:
- imagemagick: Image manipulation programs and library


It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain specially
crafted image files. If a user or automated system using ImageMagick were
tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit
this to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.
(CVE-2019-19948, CVE-2019-19949)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  imagemagick                     8:
  imagemagick-6.q16               8:
  libmagick++-6.q16-8             8:
  libmagickcore-6.q16-6           8:

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2019-19948, CVE-2019-19949

Package Information:
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