An issue was discovered in the xcb crate through 2020-12-10 for Rust. base::Error does not have soundness. Because of the public ptr field, a use-after-free or double-free can occur.
Published 2021-01-26 18:15:56
Updated 2021-02-03 02:33:51
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-36205

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 11 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-36205

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-36205

  • The product calls free() twice on the same memory address, potentially leading to modification of unexpected memory locations.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-36205

Products affected by CVE-2020-36205

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