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Out-of-bounds Write

CVE-2019-16226

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in py-lmdb 0.97. mdb_node_del does not validate a memmove in the case of an unexpected node->mn_hi, leading to an invalid write operation. NOTE: this outcome occurs when accessing a data.mdb file supplied by an attacker.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
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  • HIGH

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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published