Vulnerability CVE-2021-30184


Published: 2021-04-07

Description:
GNU Chess 6.2.7 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted PGN (Portable Game Notation) data. This is related to a buffer overflow in the use of a .tmp.epd temporary file in the cmd_pgnload and cmd_pgnreplay functions in frontend/cmd.cc.

Type:

CWE-120

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> Chess 

 References:
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-chess/2021-04/msg00000.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-chess/2021-04/msg00001.html

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