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An out-of-bounds write vulnerability was found to be caused by not checking errors in BN_bn2dec(). If an oversize BIGNUM is presented to BN_bn2dec() it can cause BN_div_word() to fail and not reduce the value of \'t\' resulting in OOB writes to the bn_data buffer and eventually crashing.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: Aug 26, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Aug 26, 2016

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