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vulnerability note CVE-2019-17266

libsoup: out-of-bounds memory reading via soup_ntlm_parse_challenge

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via soup_ntlm_parse_challenge() of libsoup, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable products: Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Hacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 10/10/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-17266, USN-4152-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30594.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via soup_ntlm_parse_challenge...
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