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The EbmlElement::ReadCodedSizeValue function in libEBML before 1.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory via a crafted length value in an EBML id, which triggers an invalid memory access.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 4.3
Component: libebml
Publish Date: Jan 29, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Feb 9, 2016

Find out more about CVE-2015-8791 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-2739 --
Wind River Linux 9 Requires LTSS -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Won't Fix -- -- --
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

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