CVE-2020-15350 Detail

Current Description

RIOT 2020.04 has a buffer overflow in the base64 decoder. The decoding function base64_decode() uses an output buffer estimation function to compute the required buffer capacity and validate against the provided buffer size. The base64_estimate_decode_size() function calculates the expected decoded size with an arithmetic round-off error and does not take into account possible padding bytes. Due to this underestimation, it may be possible to craft base64 input that causes a buffer overflow.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jMCAi8uawV1-an5uCghIxT2TEdxCE1Lk/view?usp=sharing Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/14400 Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-15350
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2020
NVD Last Modified:
07/15/2020
Source:
MITRE