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CVE-2018-5685 Detail

Current Description

In GraphicsMagick 1.3.27, there is an infinite loop and application hang in the ReadBMPImage function (coders/bmp.c). Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via an image file with a crafted bit-field mask value.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://hg.graphicsmagick.org/hg/GraphicsMagick/rev/52a91ddb1aa6 Patch
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00018.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://sourceforge.net/p/graphicsmagick/bugs/541/ Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4321 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption (CWE-400)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:graphicsmagick:graphicsmagick:1.3.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5685
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/04/2019