Vulnerability CVE-2019-20433


Published: 2020-01-27

Description:
libaspell.a in GNU Aspell before 0.60.8 has a buffer over-read for a string ending with a single '\0' byte, if the encoding is set to ucs-2 or ucs-4 outside of the application, as demonstrated by the ASPELL_CONF environment variable.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> Aspell 

 References:
http://aspell.net/buffer-overread-ucs.txt

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