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computer weakness announce CVE-2018-8960

ImageMagick: out-of-bounds memory reading via ReadTIFFImage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via ReadTIFFImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/05/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-8960, openSUSE-SU-2018:1205-1, USN-3681-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26110.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via ReadTIFFImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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This security alert impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security weakness is medium.

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 announce.

Solutions for this threat

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new ImageMagick packages (11/05/2018).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: ImageMagick 6.8.8.1-61.2

Ubuntu: new imagemagick packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: imagemagick 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16ubuntu6.2
  Ubuntu 17.10: imagemagick 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16ubuntu2.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: imagemagick 8:6.8.9.9-7ubuntu5.11
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: imagemagick 8:6.7.7.10-6ubuntu3.11
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