Vigil@nce - ImageMagick: memory leak via XCreateImage
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 05/11/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can create a memory leak via XCreateImage() of ImageMagick, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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