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

CVE-2021-28192

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

The specific function in ASUS BMC’s firmware Web management page (Remote video storage function) does not verify the string length entered by users, resulting in a Buffer overflow vulnerability. As obtaining the privileged permission, remote attackers use the leakage to abnormally terminate the Web service.

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

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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