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vulnerability note CVE-2019-11472

ImageMagick: denial of service via ReadXWDImage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via ReadXWDImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 18/06/2019.
Références of this announce: bulletinjul2019, CVE-2019-11472, FEDORA-2019-da4c20882c, openSUSE-SU-2019:1603-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1683-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1523-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1712-1, USN-4034-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29554.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via ReadXWDImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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