CVE-2020-28915 Detail

Current Description

A buffer over-read (at the framebuffer layer) in the fbcon code in the Linux kernel before 5.8.15 could be used by local attackers to read kernel memory, aka CID-6735b4632def.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178886 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.8.15 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5af08640795b2b9a940c9266c0260455377ae262 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6735b4632def0640dbdf4eb9f99816aca18c4f16 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=08b8be45afea11888776f897895aef9ad1c3ecfd Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-28915
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2020
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2020
Source:
MITRE