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Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types

CVE-2019-19958

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

In libIEC61850 1.4.0, StringUtils_createStringFromBuffer in common/string_utilities.c has an integer signedness issue that could lead to an attempted excessive memory allocation and denial of service.

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

CWE-681 - Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types

When converting from one data type to another, such as long to integer, data can be omitted or translated in a way that produces unexpected values. If the resulting values are used in a sensitive context, then dangerous behaviors may occur.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published