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

CVE-2020-10023

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

The shell subsystem contains a buffer overflow, whereby an adversary with physical access to the device is able to cause a memory corruption, resulting in denial of service or possibly code execution within the Zephyr kernel. See NCC-NCC-019 This issue affects: zephyrproject-rtos zephyr version 1.14.0 and later versions. version 2.1.0 and later versions.

  • LOW
  • PHYSICAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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