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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2016-6292

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

The exif_process_user_comment function in ext/exif/exif.c in PHP before 5.5.38, 5.6.x before 5.6.24, and 7.x before 7.0.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted JPEG image.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published