Vulnerability identifier: #VU6837
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service attack.
The vulnerability exist due to missing checks in the ReadDDSImage function in coders/dds.c within the ResetImageProfileIterator function in MagickCore/profile.c in ImageMagick 7.0.5-7 Q16. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file and trigger assertion failure.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Update to version 7.0.5-8.
Vulnerable software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?