#VU17707 Memory leak in ImageMagick

Published: 2019-02-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU17707

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7397


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: ImageMagick.org

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due a memory leak in the WritePDFImage function, as defined in the coders/pdf.c source code file. A remote attacker can trick the victim into accessing a file that submits malicious input and perform denial of service attack.

Update to version 7.0.8-25.

Vulnerable software versions

ImageMagick: 7.0.0-0, 7.0.1-0 - 7.0.1-10, 7.0.2-0 - 7.0.2-10, 7.0.3-0 - 7.0.3-10, 7.0.4-0 - 7.0.4-10, 7.0.5-0 - 7.0.5-10, 7.0.6-0 - 7.0.6-10, 7.0.7-0 - 7.0.7-39, 7.0.8-0 - 7.0.8-24

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

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