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CVE-2020-8991 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** vg_lookup in daemons/lvmetad/lvmetad-core.c in LVM2 2.02 mismanages memory, leading to an lvmetad memory leak, as demonstrated by running pvs. NOTE: RedHat disputes CVE-2020-8991 as not being a vulnerability since there’s no apparent route to either privilege escalation or to denial of service through the bug.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 2.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=lvm2.git;a=commit;h=bcf9556b8fcd16ad8997f80cc92785f295c66701 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:lvm2:2.02.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8991
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2020
NVD Last Modified:
03/06/2020