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

CVE-2021-33226

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

** DISPUTED ** Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Saltstack v.3003 and before allows attacker to execute arbitrary code via the func variable in salt/salt/modules/status.py file. NOTE: This is disputed by third parties because an attacker cannot influence the eval input. NOTE: SCA AppSec team researched the issue and approves that this is not a security issue.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • 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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published