ImageMagick 6.9.9-4/7.0.6-4 coders/png.c ReadOneJNGImage null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability has been found in ImageMagick 6.9.9-4/7.0.6-4 (Image Processing Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function ReadOneJNGImage of the file coders/png.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-476. A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 07/30/2017. The weakness was presented 07/30/2017 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-11750 since 07/30/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 106602 (SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2018:0349-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 170739 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2018:0350-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 7 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (106602). See 104360, 104390, 104391 and 104404 for similar entries.





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Class: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 106602
Nessus Name: SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2018:0349-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for WindowMaker FEDORA-2017-8f27031c8f
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07/30/2017 🔍
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Advisory: 632
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CVE: CVE-2017-11750 (🔍)
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Created: 07/31/2017 10:09 AM
Updated: 12/14/2022 01:29 PM
Changes: 07/31/2017 10:09 AM (72), 11/02/2019 11:25 AM (4), 12/14/2022 01:29 PM (4)
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