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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2021-20213

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

A flaw was found in Privoxy in versions before 3.0.29. Dereference of a NULL-pointer that could result in a crash if accept-intercepted-requests was enabled, Privoxy failed to get the request destination from the Host header and a memory allocation failed.

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

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published