CVE-2020-11958 Detail

Current Description

re2c 1.3 has a heap-based buffer overflow in Scanner::fill in parse/scanner.cc via a long lexeme.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/04/21/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2020/04/19/re2c-heap-overflow-in-scannerfill-scanner-cc/ Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/skvadrik/re2c/commit/c4603ba5ce229db83a2a4fb93e6d4b4e3ec3776a Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4338-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4338-2/
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/04/19/1 Mailing List  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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-11958
NVD Published Date:
04/20/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/29/2020
Source:
MITRE