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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2017-14505

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

DrawGetStrokeDashArray in wand/drawing-wand.c in ImageMagick 7.0.7-1 mishandles certain NULL arrays, which allows attackers to perform Denial of Service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash in AcquireQuantumMemory within MagickCore/memory.c) by providing a crafted Image File as input.

  • 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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  • Published