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Heap-based Buffer Overflow


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


A Heap-based Buffer Overflow issue was discovered in ImageMagick's "ReadTIM2ImageData()" function in "coders/tim2.c" versions 7.x prior to 7.1.1-10. A local attacker could trick the user in opening a specially crafted file, triggering an out-of-bounds read error, allowing an application to crash, resulting in a Denial of Service.

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  • HIGH

CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().

Advisory Timeline

  • Published