ImageMagick 7.0.7-0 Q16 coders/png.c ReadOneMNGImage null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability was found in ImageMagick 7.0.7-0 Q16 (Image Processing Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function ReadOneMNGImage 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 summary by CVE is:

ImageMagick 7.0.7-0 Q16 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in ReadOneMNGImage in coders/png.c.

The bug was discovered 10/03/2017. The weakness was presented 10/05/2017 (GitHub Repository). It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-15017 since 10/03/2017. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. 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 was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. 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 170990 (OpenSUSE Security Update for GraphicsMagick (openSUSE-SU-2018:0733-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 5 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (103756).

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Class: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
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Nessus ID: 103756
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-1131-1 : imagemagick security update
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OpenVAS ID: 64040
OpenVAS Name: Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1131-1] imagemagick security update)
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Product: imagemagick.org

Advisory: 723
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CVE: CVE-2017-15017 (🔍)

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Created: 10/05/2017 03:23 PM
Updated: 12/30/2022 06:29 PM
Changes: 10/05/2017 03:23 PM (69), 11/22/2019 11:13 AM (8), 12/30/2022 06:22 PM (4), 12/30/2022 06:29 PM (1)
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