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lizard -- Negative size passed to memcpy resulting in memory corruption

Affected packages
lizard < 1.0_1


VuXML ID 67c2eb06-5579-4595-801b-30355be24654
Discovery 2018-05-26
Entry 2024-01-31 reports:

In Lizard v1.0 and LZ5 v2.0 (the prior release, before the product was renamed), there is an unchecked buffer size during a memcpy in the Lizard_decompress_LIZv1 function (lib/lizard_decompress_liz.h). Remote attackers can leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted input file, as well as achieve remote code execution.


CVE Name CVE-2018-11498