This vulnerability allows local attackers to disclose sensitive informations on affected installations of Parallels Desktop 15.1.4. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute high-privileged code on the target guest system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the VGA virtual device. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated array. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to escalate privileges and execute code in the context of the hypervisor. Was ZDI-CAN-11363.
Published 2020-08-25 21:15:14
Updated 2020-08-26 16:09:17
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-17401

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 13 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-17401

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
6.0
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.5
4.0
Zero Day Initiative
6.0
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.5
4.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-17401

  • The product uses untrusted input when calculating or using an array index, but the product does not validate or incorrectly validates the index to ensure the index references a valid position within the array.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-17401

Products affected by CVE-2020-17401

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