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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2018-19756

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

There is a heap-based buffer over-read at stb_image.h (function: stbi__tga_load) in libsixel 1.8.2 that will cause a denial of service.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • 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