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USN-4988-1: ImageMagick vulnerabilities




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


It was discovered that ImageMagick incorrectly handled certain malformed 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 possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2017-14528, CVE-2020-27757, CVE-2020-27771, CVE-2020-27763, CVE-2020-27758, CVE-2020-27754, CVE-2020-27776, CVE-2020-25674, CVE-2020-27770, CVE-2020-27773, CVE-2020-27750, CVE-2020-25665, CVE-2021-20176, CVE-2020-27765, CVE-2020-27774, CVE-2020-27775, CVE-2020-27751, CVE-2020-27764, CVE-2020-27769, CVE-2020-27767, CVE-2020-25666, CVE-2020-27755, CVE-2020-19667, CVE-2020-27768, CVE-2020-27772, CVE-2020-27761, CVE-2020-25675, CVE-2020-27760, CVE-2020-27762, CVE-2020-25676, CVE-2020-27753, CVE-2020-27766, CVE-2020-27759, CVE-2020-27756.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is low unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.243.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 16.16.0


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade all versions to 0.243.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to 16.16.0 or greater


2021-07-08: Initial vulnerability report published.

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