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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


An issue was discovered in SVG++ (aka svgpp) 1.2.3. After calling the gil::get_color function in Generic Image Library in Boost, the return code is used as an address, leading to an Access Violation because of an out-of-bounds read.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published