#VU6817 Resource exhaustion in ImageMagick


Published: 2017-05-26 | Updated: 2017-05-30

Vulnerability identifier: #VU6817

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-7941

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ImageMagick
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: ImageMagick.org

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing a specially crafted file in The ReadSGIImage function in sgi.c in ImageMagick 7.0.5-4. A remote attacker can perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.


Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ImageMagick: 7.0.5-4


CPE

External links
http://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/issues/428


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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