Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Affecting imagemagick package, versions <8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u10

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Overview

In ImageMagick 7.0.7-16 Q16 x86_64 2017-12-22, an infinite loop vulnerability was found in the function ReadMIFFImage in coders/miff.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion) via a crafted MIFF image file.

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CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-18271
CWE
CWE-835
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-IMAGEMAGICK-400284
Disclosed
18 May, 2018
Published
18 May, 2018