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Buffer overflows in libmcrypt


libmcrypt does incomplete input validation, leading to several buffer overflows. Additionally, a memory leak is present. Both of these problems may be exploited in a denial-of-service attack.



portaudit: Buffer overflows in libmcrypt

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