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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2019-13566

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in the ROS communications-related packages (aka ros_comm or ros-melodic-ros-comm) through 1.14.3. A buffer overflow allows attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via an IP address with a long hostname.

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  • NETWORK
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CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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