VDB-98429 · CVE-2016-10053 · BID 95179

ImageMagick up to 6.9.5-7 coders/tiff.c WriteTIFFImage divide by zero

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A vulnerability was found in ImageMagick up to 6.9.5-7 (Image Processing Software) and classified as problematic. This issue affects the function WriteTIFFImage of the file coders/tiff.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a divide by zero vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-369. The product divides a value by zero. Impacted is availability.

The bug was discovered 12/26/2016. The weakness was shared 03/23/2017 by Donghai Zhu (oss-sec). The advisory is shared at openwall.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-10053 since 12/26/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 87 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 6.9.5-8 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 97468, 97469, 97470 and 97471 are related to this item.





  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Divide by zero
CWE: CWE-369 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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OpenVAS ID: 803816
OpenVAS Name: ImageMagick Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Jan17 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ImageMagick 6.9.5-8
Patch: github.com


12/26/2016 🔍
12/26/2016 +0 days 🔍
12/26/2016 +0 days 🔍
03/23/2017 +87 days 🔍
03/23/2017 +0 days 🔍
03/24/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/14/2022 +2061 days 🔍


Product: imagemagick.org

Advisory: 728dc6a600cf4cbdac846964c85cc04339db8ac1
Researcher: Donghai Zhu
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-10053 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95179 - ImageMagick CVE-2016-10053 Denial of Service Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-10053 - ImageMagick - Denial of Service Issue

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Created: 03/24/2017 07:23 AM
Updated: 11/14/2022 02:08 PM
Changes: 03/24/2017 07:23 AM (70), 09/12/2020 09:22 AM (2), 11/14/2022 02:08 PM (5)
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