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vulnerability announce CVE-2017-12672

GraphicsMagick: memory leak via ReadMATImage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via ReadMATImage() of GraphicsMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Creation date: 15/01/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2017-12672, openSUSE-SU-2018:0087-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0155-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25058.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via ReadMATImage() of GraphicsMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity threat impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat note is low.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security threat.

Solutions for this threat

openSUSE Leap: new GraphicsMagick packages (15/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: GraphicsMagick 1.3.25-11.60.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: GraphicsMagick 1.3.25-57.1

openSUSE Leap: new ImageMagick packages (22/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: ImageMagick 6.8.8.1-49.1, libMagick++-6_Q16-3 6.8.8.1-49.1, libMagickCore-6_Q16-1 6.8.8.1-49.1, libMagickWand-6_Q16-1 6.8.8.1-49.1, perl-PerlMagick 6.8.8.1-49.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: ImageMagick 6.8.8.1-30.21.1, libMagick++-6_Q16-3 6.8.8.1-30.21.1, libMagickCore-6_Q16-1 6.8.8.1-30.21.1, libMagickWand-6_Q16-1 6.8.8.1-30.21.1, perl-PerlMagick 6.8.8.1-30.21.1
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