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Use After Free

CVE-2017-18220

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

The ReadOneJNGImage and ReadJNGImage functions in coders/png.c in GraphicsMagick 1.3.26 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (magick/blob.c CloseBlob use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, a related issue to CVE-2017-11403.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published