CVE-2020-25767 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in HCC Embedded NicheStack IPv4 4.1. The dnc_copy_in routine for parsing DNS domain names does not check whether a domain name compression pointer is pointing within the bounds of the packet (e.g., forward compression pointer jumps are allowed), which leads to an Out-of-bounds Read, and a Denial-of-Service as a consequence.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.forescout.com/blog/new-critical-operational-technology-vulnerabilities-found-on-nichestack/ Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/608209 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-25767
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2021
NVD Last Modified:
08/26/2021
Source:
MITRE