Off-by-one error in the ReadBlobString function in blob.c in ImageMagick before 6.3.5-9 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file, which triggers the writing of a '\0' character to an out-of-bounds address.
Published 2007-09-24 22:17:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:39:22
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-4987

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 74 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-4987

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-4987

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Vendor statements for CVE-2007-4987

  • Red Hat 2007-12-05
    Note: As the address of the overwritten byte is not under attacker’s control, the worst impact his bug could have is an application crash. It can not be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

References for CVE-2007-4987

Products affected by CVE-2007-4987

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