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Out-of-bounds Write

CVE-2020-24863

Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10

Summary

A memory corruption vulnerability was found in the kernel function kern_getfsstat in MidnightBSD before 1.2.7 and 1.3 through 2020-08-19, and FreeBSD through 11.4, that allows an attacker to trigger an invalid free and crash the system via a crafted size value in conjunction with an invalid mode.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published