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.
Published 2020-09-04 00:15:11
Updated 2022-07-25 18:15:20
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-24977

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.30%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 66 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-24977

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
10.0
4.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
3.9
2.5
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-24977

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-24977

Products affected by CVE-2020-24977

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