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Vulnerability of ImageMagick: infinite loop via ReadTXTImage

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an infinite loop via ReadTXTImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 24/05/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2017-18273, DLA-1381-1, DLA-1785-1, DLA-2366-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1629-1, RHSA-2020:1180-01, USN-3681-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26210.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an infinite loop via ReadTXTImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 7: new imagemagick packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: imagemagick 8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u22

Debian 8: new imagemagick packages (14/05/2019).
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: imagemagick 8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u16

Debian 9: new imagemagick packages (08/09/2020).
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: imagemagick 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u10

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new ImageMagick packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: ImageMagick 7.0.7.34-lp150.2.3.1

RHEL 7: new ImageMagick packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.0-7.7: ImageMagick 6.9.10.68-3.el7

Ubuntu: new imagemagick packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: imagemagick 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16ubuntu6.2
  Ubuntu 17.10: imagemagick 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16ubuntu2.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: imagemagick 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.11
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: imagemagick 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.11
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