An exploitable denial of service vulnerability exists in the atftpd daemon functionality of atftp 0.7.git20120829-3.1+b1. A specially crafted sequence of RRQ-Multicast requests trigger an assert() call resulting in denial-of-service. An attacker can send a sequence of malicious packets to trigger this vulnerability.
Published 2020-09-10 15:15:37
Updated 2022-05-12 17:23:51
Source Talos
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-6097

0.19%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 57 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-6097

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:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
Talos
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-2020-6097

  • The product contains an assert() or similar statement that can be triggered by an attacker, which leads to an application exit or other behavior that is more severe than necessary.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • talos-cna@cisco.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-6097

Products affected by CVE-2020-6097

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