DescriptionIn ImageMagick 7.0.6-3, missing validation was found in coders/mat.c, leading to an assertion failure in the function DestroyImage in MagickCore/image.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service.
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-1081-1, DLA-1785-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs870020

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
imagemagick (PTS)stretch8:
stretch (security)8:
buster, buster (security)8:
bookworm, sid, bullseye8:

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - imagemagick <ignored> (Minor issue, PoC triggers earlier assertion, fix reverted upstream)
fix reverted with CVE-2017-18029
triggered by CVE-2017-12877

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