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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2011-3959

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Buffer overflow in the locale implementation in Google Chrome before 17.0.963.46 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

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CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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