Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2020-11937 First vendor Publication 2020-08-06
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-08-12

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 5.5
Base Score 5.5 Environmental Score 5.5
impact SubScore 3.6 Temporal Score 5.5
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
 
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

In whoopsie, parse_report() from whoopsie.c allows a local attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted file. The DoS is caused by resource exhaustion due to a memory leak. Fixed in 0.2.52.5ubuntu0.5, 0.2.62ubuntu0.5 and 0.2.69ubuntu0.1.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-11937

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 27

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM https://github.com/sungjungk/whoopsie_killer
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1881982
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4450-1
UBUNTU https://usn.ubuntu.com/4450-1/

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Date Informations
2020-08-12 21:23:13
  • Multiple Updates
2020-08-07 21:23:22
  • Multiple Updates
2020-08-07 05:22:55
  • First insertion