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CVE-2020-8649 Detail

Current Description

There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel through 5.5.2 in the vgacon_invert_region function in drivers/video/console/vgacon.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-03/msg00039.html
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=206357 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.5.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8649
NVD Published Date:
02/05/2020
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2020