[Pkg-gmagick-im-team] Bug#685903: libmagick++5: Fails an assertion due to OpenMP related problem (DoS possible)

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Aug 26 14:41:00 UTC 2012

* Willi Mann:

> I'd like to make you aware of this imagemagick (IM) bug, which could
> be used to conduct a DoS attack against web applications using IM as a
> library. Note that stable is not affected, the bug only applies to
> current testing/unstable. However, other distributions shipping newer
> IM versions in their release versions could also be affected.

I'm not sure if this is a security issue.  Is it necessary that the
image is crafted in a particular way?

Could you please backport this change:


, upload to unstable, and request a freeze exception from the release
team?  Thanks.

More information about the Pkg-gmagick-im-team mailing list