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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2020-11940

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

In nDPI through 3.2 Stable, an out-of-bounds read in concat_hash_string in ssh.c can be exploited by a network-positioned attacker that can send malformed SSH protocol messages on a network segment monitored by nDPI's library.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published