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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-24977

GNOME project libxml2 v2.9.10 has a global buffer over-read vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c. The issue has been fixed in commit 50f06b3e.
Publish Date : 2020-09-04 Last Update Date : 2021-07-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 125

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2021:1597: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20211597 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-24977

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 31 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Netapp Clustered Data Ontap - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Netapp Clustered Data Ontap Antivirus Connector - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Netapp Inventory Collect Tool - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netapp Manageability Software Development Kit - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Netapp Snapdrive - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Netapp Snapdrive - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Opensuse Leap 15.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Opensuse Leap 15.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager 2
Netapp Clustered Data Ontap 1
Netapp Clustered Data Ontap Antivirus Connector 1
Netapp Inventory Collect Tool 1
Netapp Manageability Software Development Kit 1
Netapp Snapdrive 2
Opensuse Leap 2
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2020-24977

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/09/msg00009.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200909 [SECURITY] [DLA 2369-1] libxml2 security update
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.mina.apache.org%3E
MLIST [mina-dev] 20210225 [jira] [Created] (FTPSERVER-500) Security vulnerability in common/lib/log4j-1.2.17.jar
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/674LQPJO2P2XTBTREFR5LOZMBTZ4PZAY/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-b6aaf25741
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/5KTUAGDLEHTH6HU66HBFAFTSQ3OKRAN3/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-ff317550e4
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/RIQAMBA2IJUTQG5VOP5LZVIZRNCKXHEQ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-7773c53bc8
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-anno[email protected]/message/ENEHQIBMSI6TZVS35Y6I4FCTYUQDLJVP/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-935f62c3d9
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/commit/50f06b3efb638efb0abd95dc62dca05ae67882c2
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/J3ICASXZI2UQYFJAOQWHSTNWGED3VXOE/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-20ab468a33
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/JCHXIWR5DHYO3RSO7RAHEC6VJKXD2EH2/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-dd2fc19b78
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200924-0001/ CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/7KQXOHIE3MNY3VQXEN7LDQUJNIHOVHAW/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-be489044df
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/H3IQ7OQXBKWD3YP7HO6KCNOMLE5ZO2IR/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-7dd29dacad
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-09/msg00061.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1465
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/O7MEWYKIKMV2SKMGH4IDWVU3ZGJXBCPQ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-b60dbdd538
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/2NQ5GTDYOVH26PBCPYXXMGW5ZZXWMGZC/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-35087800be
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-09/msg00036.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1430
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/issues/178

- Vulnerability Conditions

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- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-24977

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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