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Integer Overflow or Wraparound

CVE-2021-31870

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in klibc before 2.0.9. Multiplication in the calloc() function may result in an integer overflow and a subsequent heap buffer overflow.

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CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.

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Advisory Timeline

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