Vulnerability Details

ImageMagick < 7.0.9-0 Denial of Service (DoS) Vulnerability (Linux)

Published: 2019-11-14 11:32:42
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
ImageMagick is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability exists because XML_PARSE_HUGE is not properly restricted in coders/svg.c.

Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to exhaust the target system's resources.

Affected Versions:
ImageMagick through version 7.0.8-68.

Recommendations:
Update to version 7.0.9-0 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-18853

References:

https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-19-136
https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/commit/ec9c8944af2bfc65c697ca44f93a727a99b405f1

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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