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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


An exploitable out of bounds write vulnerability exists in version 2.2 of the Per Face Texture mapping application known as PTEX. The vulnerability is present in the reading of a file without proper parameter checking. The value read in, is not verified to be valid and its use can lead to a buffer overflow, potentially resulting in code execution.

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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.


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