VDB-130522 · CVE-2019-7398 · BID 107646

ImageMagick up to 7.0.8-24 coders/dib.c WriteDIBImage resource management

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A vulnerability has been found in ImageMagick up to 7.0.8-24 (Image Processing Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function WriteDIBImage of the file coders/dib.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-399. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

In ImageMagick before 7.0.8-25, a memory leak exists in WriteDIBImage in coders/dib.c.

The bug was discovered 01/17/2019. The weakness was disclosed 02/05/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-7398 since 02/04/2019. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 19 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 172177 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for ImageMagick (SUSE-SU-2019:13993-1)).

Upgrading to version 7.0.8-25 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 104388, 104402, 104829 and 104879 are pretty similar.





  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ImageMagick 7.0.8-25


01/17/2019 🔍
02/04/2019 +18 days 🔍
02/05/2019 +1 days 🔍
02/05/2019 +0 days 🔍
03/28/2019 +51 days 🔍
05/08/2020 +407 days 🔍


Product: imagemagick.org

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-7398 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 107646 - ImageMagick CVE-2019-10650 Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Created: 02/05/2019 12:03 PM
Updated: 05/08/2020 10:24 AM
Changes: 02/05/2019 12:03 PM (62), 05/08/2020 10:24 AM (4)
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