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Debian: CVE-2021-3504: hivex -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2021-3504: hivex -- security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/12/2021
Created
05/13/2021
Added
05/12/2021
Modified
05/31/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the hivex library in versions before 1.3.20. It is caused due to a lack of bounds check within the hivex_open function. An attacker could input a specially crafted Windows Registry (hive) file which would cause hivex to read memory beyond its normal bounds or cause the program to crash. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-hivex

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