Vulnerability CVE-2020-8927


Published: 2020-09-15

Description:
A buffer overflow exists in the Brotli library versions prior to 1.0.8 where an attacker controlling the input length of a "one-shot" decompression request to a script can trigger a crash, which happens when copying over chunks of data larger than 2 GiB. It is recommended to update your Brotli library to 1.0.8 or later. If one cannot update, we recommend to use the "streaming" API as opposed to the "one-shot" API, and impose chunk size limits.

Type:

CWE-120

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Google -> Brotli 

 References:
https://github.com/google/brotli/releases/tag/v1.0.9

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