An attacker who is permitted to send zone data to a server via zone transfer can exploit this to intentionally trigger the assertion failure with a specially constructed zone, denying service to clients.
Published 2020-06-17 22:15:13
Updated 2022-10-07 13:08:35
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Threat overview for CVE-2020-8618

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2020-8618
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2020-8618 187,133
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-8618

0.15%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 50 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-8618

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.0
2.9
NIST
4.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.2
3.6
NIST
4.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.2
3.6
Internet Systems Consortium (ISC)

CWE ids for CVE-2020-8618

  • 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)

References for CVE-2020-8618

Products affected by CVE-2020-8618

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