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Buffer overflows in libmcrypt

Affected packages
libmcrypt < 2.5.6


VuXML ID c4b7badf-24ca-11d8-82e5-0020ed76ef5a
Discovery 2003-10-25
Entry 2003-10-25
Modified 2003-10-25

libmcrypt does incomplete input validation, leading to several buffer overflows. Additionally, a memory leak is present. Both of these problems may be exploited in a denial-of-service attack.


CVE Name CVE-2003-0031
CVE Name CVE-2003-0032