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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


** DISPUTED ** iText was discovered to contain an out-of-bounds exception via the component ARCFOUREncryption.encryptARCFOUR, which allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) via a crafted PDF file. NOTE: Vendor does not view this as a vulnerability and has not found it to be exploitable.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • 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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published