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CVE-2019-5020 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable denial of service vulnerability exists in the object lookup functionality of Yara 3.8.1. A specially crafted binary file can cause a negative value to be read to satisfy an assert, resulting in Denial of Service. An attacker can create a malicious binary to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2019-0781 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:virustotal:yara:3.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5020
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019