AutoTrace 0.31.1 input-tga.c ReadImage memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in AutoTrace 0.31.1 (Image Processing Software). This affects the function ReadImage of the file input-tga.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

libautotrace.a in AutoTrace 0.31.1 has a heap-based buffer over-read in the ReadImage function in input-tga.c:559:29.

The bug was discovered 05/20/2017. The weakness was presented 05/23/2017 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-9194 since 05/22/2017. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 101660, 101661, 101662 and 101663 for similar entries.





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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-9194 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-9194 - Autotrace Project - Autotrace - High

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Created: 05/23/2017 01:02 PM
Updated: 10/02/2020 03:26 PM
Changes: 05/23/2017 01:02 PM (59), 10/02/2020 03:26 PM (2)
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