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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


** DISPUTED ** The liblnk_data_block_read function in liblnk_data_block.c in liblnk, versions before 20180626 allows remote attackers to cause an information disclosure (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted lnk file. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this as described in libyal/liblnk issue 33 on GitHub.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • NONE

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