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Bug 628490 (CVE-2017-12983) - <media-gfx/imagemagick-{,}: Heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2017-12983)
Summary: <media-gfx/imagemagick-{,}: Heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-201...
Alias: CVE-2017-12983
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-08-21 11:16 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2017-11-11 14:16 UTC (History)
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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-21 11:16:47 UTC
From $URL:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ReadSFWImage function in coders/sfw.c in ImageMagick 7.0.6-8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.
Comment 1 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-21 11:27:15 UTC
In observing the month old conversations found @

it's not obvious if there is a fix already committed.

please verify and test any patches available here:

Thank you.

Daj'Uan (mbailey_j)
Gentoo Security Scout
Comment 2 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-22 12:43:25 UTC
Upstream Patch:

@maintainer(s), please test and then follow procedure to close one report. Thank You.

Daj'Uan (mbailey_j)
Gentoo Security Scout
Comment 3 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-22 12:46:09 UTC
CVE Details:
Comment 4 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-23 23:54:51 UTC
Upstream Status:
Comment 6 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-11-11 14:16:47 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201711-07 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).