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security announce CVE-2017-11140

GraphicsMagick: denial of service via ReadJPEGImage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via ReadJPEGImage() of GraphicsMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this alert: 1/4.
Creation date: 31/07/2017.
Références of this alert: CVE-2017-11140, DLA-1045-1, DLA-1456-1, DSA-4321-1, DSA-4321-2, openSUSE-SU-2018:0460-1, USN-4206-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-23393.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via ReadJPEGImage() of GraphicsMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Debian 7: new graphicsmagick packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: graphicsmagick 1.3.16-1.1+deb7u8

Debian 8: new graphicsmagick packages (03/08/2018).
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: graphicsmagick 1.3.20-3+deb8u4

Debian 9: new graphicsmagick packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: graphicsmagick 1.3.30+hg15796-1~deb9u2

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new GraphicsMagick packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: GraphicsMagick 1.3.25-68.1

Ubuntu 16.04: new graphicsmagick packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: graphicsmagick 1.3.23-1ubuntu0.2
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