Remote code execution in ImageMagick



Published: 2022-09-08
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-20224
CWE-ID CWE-190
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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ImageMagick
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU67130

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-20224

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow within the ExportIndexQuantum() function in MagickCore/quantum-export.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted image data to the application, trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ImageMagick: before 7.0.10-57


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/commit/5af1dffa4b6ab984b5f13d1e91c95760d75f12a6
http://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/pull/3083
http://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick6/commit/553054c1cb1e4e05ec86237afef76a32cd7c464d

Q & A

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