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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2017-8845

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The lzo1x_decompress function in lzo1x_d.ch in LZO 2.08, as used in lrzip 0.631, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory read and application crash) via a crafted archive.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

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