This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
1) Out-of-bounds read
CWE-125 – Out-of-bounds Read
The vulnerability allows an attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition when processing a specially crafted chm file in libmspack 0.9.1alpha. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted chm file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.
Update the affected packages.
Vulnerable software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.