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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


A flaw was found in libwebp in versions prior to 1.0.1-rc2. A heap-based buffer overflow was found in PutLE16(). The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

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  • HIGH
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CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

Advisory Timeline

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