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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2018-7051

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in Irssi before 1.0.7 and 1.1.x before 1.1.1. Certain nick names could result in out-of-bounds access when printing theme strings.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published