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Heap-based Buffer Overflow

CVE-2020-15800

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

A vulnerability has been identified in SCALANCE X-200 switch family (incl. SIPLUS NET variants) (All versions < V5.2.5), SCALANCE X-200IRT switch family (incl. SIPLUS NET variants) (All versions < V5.5.0), SCALANCE X-300 switch family (incl. X408 and SIPLUS NET variants) (All versions < V4.1.0). The webserver of the affected devices contains a vulnerability that may lead to a heap overflow condition. An attacker could cause this condition on the webserver by sending specially crafted requests. This could stop the webserver temporarily.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published