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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2021-20266

Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10

Summary

A flaw was found in RPM's hdrblobInit() in lib/header.c. This flaw allows an attacker who can modify the rpmdb to cause an out-of-bounds read. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

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

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published