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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An out-of-bounds read flaw related to the assess_packet function in eapmd5pass.c:211 was found in the way eapmd5pass 1.4 handled processing of network packets. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash the eapmd5pass process under certain circumstances by generating specially crafted network traffic.

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  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published