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CVE-2016-7520 Heap overflow

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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Heap-based buffer overflow in coders/hdr.c in ImageMagick allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted HDR file.

CWE: CWE-125
CVSS v24.3
AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS v36.5
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
References
https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/issues/90
https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/commit/14e606db148d6ebcaae20f1e1d6d71903ca4a556
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1378747
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick/+bug/1537213
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/22/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93131
Affected Vendors

Imagemagick - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Heap overflow

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v24.3
AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS v36.5
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

Vulnerability weakness type is in the top 25 CWEs according to MITRE. View Mitre Top 25 CWEs

Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1499 - Endpoint Denial of Service
T1498 - Network Denial of Service
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling
PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.2 - Buffer Overflows

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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