#VU61577 Division by zero


Published: 2022-03-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61577

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-20243

CWE-ID: CWE-369

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ImageMagick
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a division by zero error within the MagickCore/resize.c file in ImageMagick. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and crash it.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/pull/3193
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1928958


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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