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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2017-11125

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

libxar.so in xar 1.6.1 has a NULL pointer dereference in the xar_get_path function in util.c.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published