CVE-2017-18273

HIGH

Description

In ImageMagick 7.0.7-16 Q16 x86_64 2017-12-22, an infinite loop vulnerability was found in the function ReadTXTImage in coders/txt.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion) via a crafted image file that is mishandled in a GetImageIndexInList call.

References

https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/issues/910

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00012.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/05/msg00015.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/09/msg00007.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3681-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-18

Updated: 2020-09-08

Type: CWE-835

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

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