CVE-2016-8866

NameCVE-2016-8866
DescriptionThe AcquireMagickMemory function in MagickCore/memory.c in ImageMagick 7.0.3.3 before 7.0.3.8 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted image, which triggers a memory allocation failure. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8862.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-756-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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+deb7u21fixed
jessie (security), jessie8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u11fixed
stretch8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u4fixed
buster8:6.9.9.34+dfsg-3fixed
sid8:6.9.9.39+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
imagemagicksource(unstable)(not affected)
imagemagicksourcewheezy8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u10mediumDLA-756-1

Notes

For incomplete fix of CVE-2016-8862
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/10/20/imagemagick-memory-allocation-failure-in-acquiremagickmemory-memory-c-incomplete-fix-for-cve-2016-8862/
This is not a real problem in imagemagick but caused by the "observer" (the address sanitizer), cf.
https://www.imagemagick.org/discourse-server/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=30908#p140255 .

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