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Advisory Published

CVE-2020-21606: Buffer Overflow

First published: Thu Sep 16 2021(Updated: )

libde265 v1.0.4 contains a heap buffer overflow fault in the put_epel_16_fallback function, which can be exploited via a crafted a file.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Struktur Libde265=1.0.4

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-21606?

    CVE-2020-21606 is a heap buffer overflow vulnerability in the libde265 v1.0.4 library.

  • How can CVE-2020-21606 be exploited?

    CVE-2020-21606 can be exploited by using a crafted file.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-21606?

    CVE-2020-21606 has a severity value of 6.5 which is considered medium.

  • What is the affected software by CVE-2020-21606?

    The affected software by CVE-2020-21606 includes libde265 v1.0.4 and certain versions of the libde265 package on Debian.

  • How to fix CVE-2020-21606?

    To fix CVE-2020-21606, update to one of the remediated versions of the libde265 package provided by Debian.


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