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Bug 628646 (CVE-2017-13062) - <media-gfx/imagemagick-{,}: Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2017-13062)
Summary: <media-gfx/imagemagick-{,}: Denial of Service Vulnerability (CV...
Alias: CVE-2017-13062
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: 2017-08-22 19:35 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2017-11-11 14:16 UTC (History)
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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-22 19:35:47 UTC
From $URL:

In ImageMagick 7.0.6-6, a memory leak vulnerability was found in the function formatIPTC in coders/meta.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (WriteMETAImage memory consumption) via a crafted file.

CVE Details:
Comment 1 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-08-23 00:20:52 UTC
Upstream Patch:

@maintainer(s), please test and follow procedure to stabilized if needed and close on report, thank you.

Daj'Uan (mbailey_j)
Gentoo Security Scout
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-11-11 14:16:55 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201711-07 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).