CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-03-28
Bugzilla: 807994: CVE-2012-0260 ImageMagick: excessive CPU use DoS by processing JPEG images with crafted restart markers


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JPEGWarningHandler function in coders/jpeg.c in ImageMagick before 6.7.6-3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a JPEG image with a crafted sequence of restart markers.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0260 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
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

External References


Red Hat would like to thank CERT-FI for reporting this issue. CERT-FI acknowledges Aleksis Kauppinen, Joonas Kuorilehto, Tuomas Parttimaa and Lasse Ylivainio of Codenomicon's CROSS project as the original reporters.

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