Vulnerability CVE-2020-25211


Published: 2020-09-09

Description:
In the Linux kernel through 5.8.7, local attackers able to inject conntrack netlink configuration could overflow a local buffer, causing crashes or triggering use of incorrect protocol numbers in ctnetlink_parse_tuple_filter in net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c, aka CID-1cc5ef91d2ff.

Type:

CWE-120

(Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow'))

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.6/10
4.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1cc5ef91d2ff94d2bf2de3b3585423e8a1051cb6
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/BL2O4JAMPJG4YMLLJ7JFDHDJRXN4RKTC/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/OLDYVOM4OS55HA45Y3UEVLDHYGFXPZUX/
https://twitter.com/grsecurity/status/1303646421158109185

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