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vulnerability 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.
Impacted software: openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/05/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-8960, openSUSE-SU-2018:1205-1, USN-3681-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26110.

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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