CVE-2017-14042

medium
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Description

A memory allocation failure was discovered in the ReadPNMImage function in coders/pnm.c in GraphicsMagick 1.3.26. The vulnerability causes a big memory allocation, which may lead to remote denial of service in the MagickRealloc function in magick/memory.c.

References

http://hg.code.sf.net/p/graphicsmagick/code/rev/3bbf7a13643d

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100556

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/08/28/graphicsmagick-memory-allocation-failure-in-magickrealloc-memory-c-2/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4206-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-30

Updated: 2019-12-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
131695Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : graphicsmagick vulnerabilities (USN-4206-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
105719SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2018:0043-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
105640openSUSE Security Update : ImageMagick (openSUSE-2018-7)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
105579SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2018:0017-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
105342openSUSE Security Update : GraphicsMagick (openSUSE-2017-1386)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high