NULL Pointer Dereference
Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities exist in the image output closing functionality of OpenImageIO Project OpenImageIO v188.8.131.52. Specially crafted ImageOutput Objects can lead to multiple null pointer dereferences. An attacker can provide malicious multiple inputs to trigger these vulnerabilities.This vulnerability applies to writing .fits files.
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.