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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2017-17680

ImageMagick: memory leak via ReadXPMImage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via ReadXPMImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 16/01/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2017-17680, openSUSE-SU-2018:0092-1, USN-3681-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25066.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via ReadXPMImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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