ImageMagick 7.0.11-5 Convert Command memory leak

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in ImageMagick 7.0.11-5 (Image Processing Software). This affects an unknown code block of the component Convert Command Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory leak vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-401. The software does not sufficiently track and release allocated memory after it has been used, which slowly consumes remaining memory. This is going to have an impact on availability. The summary by CVE is:

A vulnerability was found in ImageMagick-7.0.11-5, where executing a crafted file with the convert command, ASAN detects memory leaks.

The weakness was disclosed 08/26/2022 as 3540. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-3574 since 06/02/2021. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Applying the patch c6ad94fbb7b280f39c2fbbdc1c140e51b1b466e9 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at





  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Memory leak
CWE: CWE-401 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: c6ad94fbb7b280f39c2fbbdc1c140e51b1b466e9


06/02/2021 CVE reserved
08/26/2022 +450 days Advisory disclosed
08/26/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/02/2022 +37 days VulDB last update



Advisory: 3540
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-3574 (🔒)


Created: 08/26/2022 08:44 PM
Updated: 10/02/2022 12:39 PM
Changes: 08/26/2022 08:44 PM (42), 10/02/2022 12:39 PM (11)
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