VDB-106439 · CVE-2017-14341 · Qualys 170594

ImageMagick 7.0.6-6 coders/wpg.c ReadWPGImage Image File resource consumption

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A vulnerability was found in ImageMagick 7.0.6-6 (Image Processing Software) and classified as problematic. This issue affects the function ReadWPGImage of the file coders/wpg.c. The manipulation as part of a Image File leads to a resource consumption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-400. The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources. Impacted is availability.

The bug was discovered 09/12/2017. The weakness was shared 09/12/2017 (GitHub Repository). It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-14341 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 of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103756 (Debian DLA-1131-1 : imagemagick security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 170594 (OpenSUSE Security Update for GraphicsMagick (openSUSE-SU-2017:3223-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 4 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (103756). The entries 105917, 105931, 106188 and 106189 are related to this item.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.7

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 2.9
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Class: Resource consumption
CWE: CWE-400 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 103756
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-1131-1 : imagemagick security update
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OpenVAS ID: 870971
OpenVAS Name: SuSE Update for ImageMagick openSUSE-SU-2017:3420-1 (ImageMagick)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: github.com


09/12/2017 🔍
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12/28/2022 +1904 days 🔍


Product: imagemagick.org

Advisory: 7d63315a64267c565d1f34b9cb523a14616fed24
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-14341 (🔍)
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Created: 09/13/2017 10:58 AM
Updated: 12/28/2022 01:59 PM
Changes: 09/13/2017 10:58 AM (63), 11/15/2019 09:46 AM (14), 12/28/2022 01:53 PM (5), 12/28/2022 01:59 PM (1)
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