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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


In ImageMagick 6.x before 6.9.7-6 and ImageMagick 7.x before 7.0.4-6, the ReadMATImage function in "coders/mat.c" uses uninitialized data, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published