CVE-2020-8597 Detail

Current Description

eap.c in pppd in ppp 2.4.2 through 2.4.8 has an rhostname buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions.


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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
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-03/msg00006.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/156662/pppd-2.4.8-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/156802/pppd-2.4.8-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Mar/6
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0630
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0631
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0633
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0634
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-809841.pdf
https://github.com/paulusmack/ppp/commit/8d7970b8f3db727fe798b65f3377fe6787575426 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://kb.netgear.com/000061806/Security-Advisory-for-Unauthenticated-Remote-Buffer-Overflow-Attack-in-PPPD-on-WAC510-PSV-2020-0136
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00005.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UNJNHWOO4XF73M2W56ILZUY4JQG3JXIR/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/YOFDAIOWSWPG732ASYUZNINMXDHY4APE/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-19
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200313-0004/
https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories/icsa-20-224-04
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4288-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4288-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4632
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/782301
https://www.synology.com/security/advisory/Synology_SA_20_02

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-2020-8597
NVD Published Date:
02/03/2020
NVD Last Modified:
08/11/2020
Source:
MITRE