CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-02-03
Bugzilla: 789443: CVE-2012-0247 CVE-2012-0248 ImageMagick: invalid validation of images denial of service


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ImageMagick 6.7.5-7 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and hang) via a crafted image whose IFD contains IOP tags that all reference the beginning of the IDF.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0248 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2012:0545 May 07, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2012:0544 May 07, 2012

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