Upstream information

CVE-2015-8790 at MITRE


The EbmlUnicodeString::UpdateFromUTF8 function in libEBML before 1.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information from process heap memory via a crafted UTF-8 string, which triggers an invalid memory access.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 961031 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 964396 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jan 29 22:15:14 2016
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:47:23 2022