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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ImageMagick Vendors:
ImageMagick Heap Overflow in TracePoint() in Processing Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039246
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-13758   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 30 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0.6-10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ImageMagick. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user or application, will trigger a heap overflow in TracePoint() in 'MagickCore/draw.c' and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user or application.

The original advisory is available at:

Kamil Frankowicz reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Imagemagick

Kamil Frankowicz


In ImageMagick 7.0.6-10, there is a heap-based buffer overflow in the TracePoint() function in MagickCore/draw.c.


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