Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-42384

A use-after-free in Busybox's awk applet leads to denial of service and possibly code execution when processing a crafted awk pattern in the handle_special function
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service
Published 2021-11-15 21:15:08
Updated 2023-04-25 22:15:09
Source JFrog
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Threat overview for CVE-2021-42384

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2021-42384
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2021-42384 354,970
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-42384

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.24%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 62 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-42384

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CWE ids for CVE-2021-42384

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
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    • (Secondary)

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Products affected by CVE-2021-42384

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