Public Date:
1333417: CVE-2016-5240 ImageMagick: SVG converting issue resulting in DoS

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The DrawDashPolygon function in magick/render.c in GraphicsMagick before 1.3.24 and the SVG renderer in ImageMagick allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by converting a circularly defined SVG file.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5240 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 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
Last Modified

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