CVE-2020-10742 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. An index buffer overflow during Direct IO write leading to the NFS client to crash. In some cases, a reach out of the index after one memory allocation by kmalloc will cause a kernel panic. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and system availability.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1835127 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-10742
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/11/2021
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.