Code execution vulnerability in ImageMagick was found by Nikolay Ermishkin from Mail.Ru Security Team while researching original report.
Security researcher Behrouz Sadeghipour discovered that the vulnerability was present in the web domain belonging to Polyvore.
The vulnerabilily is dubbed "ImageTragick".
Vulnerable component: ImageMagick
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to insufficient filtering for filename passed to delegate's command. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted image containing shell metacharacters, trick the victim into opening it via application using ImageMagick, will trigger an input validation flaw and execute arbitrary shell commands with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
Latest references in media:
- Hacker found a way to hack Facebook by exploiting the ImageMagick flaw [2017-01-19 00:07:08]
- Facebook Awards $40,000 Bounty for ImageTragick Hack [2017-01-19 00:07:06]
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