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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2016-3178

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

The processRequest function in minissdpd.c in MiniSSDPd 1.2.20130907-3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds memory access and daemon crash) via vectors involving a negative length value.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published