#VU21094 Resource management error in ImageMagick

Published: 2019-09-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU21094

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13134


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: ImageMagick.org


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a memory leak in the "ReadVIFFImage" function in the "coders/viff.c" file. A remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

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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 -, 7.0.8-0 - 7.0.8-49

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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.

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