CVE-2018-15607

NameCVE-2018-15607
DescriptionIn ImageMagick 7.0.8-11 Q16, a tiny input file 0x50 0x36 0x36 0x36 0x36 0x4c 0x36 0x38 0x36 0x36 0x36 0x36 0x36 0x36 0x1f 0x35 0x50 0x00 can result in a hang of several minutes during which CPU and memory resources are consumed until ultimately an attempted large memory allocation fails. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
imagemagick (PTS)jessie8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u12vulnerable
jessie (security)8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u15vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u6vulnerable
buster, sid8:6.9.10.14+dfsg-7vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
imagemagicksource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/issues/1255
This is mitigated by the default policies, if anyone modifies those they need
be tuned to the deployment's memory buildout

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