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CVE-2006-0459

CVE information

Published

18 years ago

Last Modified

7 months ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

flex.skl in Will Estes and John Millaway Fast Lexical Analyzer Generator (flex) before 2.5.33 does not allocate enough memory for grammars containing (1) REJECT statements or (2) trailing context rules, which causes flex to generate code that contains a buffer overflow that might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:westes:flex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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