Knot Resolver before 5.1.1 allows traffic amplification via a crafted DNS answer from an attacker-controlled server, aka an "NXNSAttack" issue. This is triggered by random subdomains in the NSDNAME in NS records.
Published 2020-05-19 13:15:12
Updated 2024-04-26 07:15:47
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-12667

0.83%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 82 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-12667

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-12667

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-12667

Products affected by CVE-2020-12667

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