ImageMagick 7.0.7-1 Q16 coders/mpc.c ReadMPCImage memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ImageMagick 7.0.7-1 Q16 (Image Processing Software). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects the function ReadMPCImage of the file coders/mpc.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

In ImageMagick 7.0.7-1 Q16, a memory leak vulnerability was found in the function ReadMPCImage in coders/mpc.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.

The bug was discovered 09/12/2017. The weakness was presented 09/12/2017 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-14324 since 09/12/2017. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

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

See 106435 and 106434 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Advisory: 739
Researcher: Baidu Security Lab
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-14324 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 100863

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Created: 09/13/2017 10:56 AM
Updated: 12/28/2022 01:19 PM
Changes: 09/13/2017 10:56 AM (52), 11/15/2019 09:12 AM (8), 01/11/2021 05:03 PM (5), 12/28/2022 01:19 PM (3)
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