CVE-2016-8862

NameCVE-2016-8862
DescriptionThe AcquireMagickMemory function in MagickCore/memory.c in ImageMagick before 7.0.3.3 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted image, which triggers a memory allocation failure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-756-1, DSA-3726-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs845634

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
imagemagick (PTS)wheezy8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u4vulnerable
wheezy (security)8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u18fixed
jessie8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u11fixed
stretch8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
imagemagicksource(unstable)8:6.9.6.6+dfsg-1medium845634
imagemagicksourcejessie8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u6mediumDSA-3726-1
imagemagicksourcewheezy8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u10mediumDLA-756-1

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/10/17/imagemagick-memory-allocation-failure-in-acquiremagickmemory-memory-c/
Fixed by: https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/commit/aea6c6507f55632829e6432f8177a084a57c9fcc
The initial patch was initiall meant to be incomplete and resulted in CVE-2016-8866. So when fixing
this CVE make sure to fix it completely to not open up CVE-2016-8866.
The "incomplete fix" though is not a real problem, cf. https://www.imagemagick.org/discourse-server/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=30908#p140255
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/17/4

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