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1344264: CVE-2015-8898 ImageMagick: Prevent NULL pointer access in magick/constitute.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The WriteImages function in magick/constitute.c in ImageMagick before 6.9.2-4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted image file.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8898 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
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 6 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2016:1237 2016-06-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ImageMagick) RHSA-2016:1237 2016-06-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 ImageMagick Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ImageMagick Will not fix

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