Check Point Advisories

ImageMagick ReadXBMImage Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-16323)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2115
Date Published: 18 Sep 2022
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Sunday 18 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-16323
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ImageMagick Studio ImageMagick prior to 7.0.8-9
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in ImageMagick. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of memory buffer by ReadXBMImage(). A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by having an affected application that implements ImageMagick process a maliciously crafted file.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the ImageMagick ReadXBMImage Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-16323) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  ImageMagick ReadXBMImage Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-16323)

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