CVE-2020-15795 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability has been identified in Nucleus NET (All versions < V5.2), Nucleus RTOS (versions including affected DNS modules), Nucleus Source Code (versions including affected DNS modules), VSTAR (versions including affected DNS modules). The DNS domain name label parsing functionality does not properly validate the names in DNS-responses. The parsing of malformed responses could result in a write past the end of an allocated structure. An attacker with a privileged position in the network could leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process or cause a denial-of-service condition.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-185699.pdf Vendor Advisory 
https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories/icsa-21-103-04 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write Provider acceptance level Siemens AG  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-15795
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2021
NVD Last Modified:
04/30/2021
Source:
Siemens AG