CVE-2017-16352

Published: 01 November 2017

GraphicsMagick 1.3.26 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability found in the "Display visual image directory" feature of the DescribeImage() function of the magick/describe.c file. One possible way to trigger the vulnerability is to run the identify command on a specially crafted MIFF format file with the verbose flag.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that GraphicsMagick incorrectly handled certain image files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
graphicsmagick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.3.26-17)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(1.3.26-17)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1.3.26-17)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1.3.26-17)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.3.23-1ubuntu0.4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed