ARM mbed product Version 6.3.0 is vulnerable to integer wrap-around in malloc_wrapper function, which can lead to arbitrary memory allocation, resulting in unexpected behavior such as a crash or a remote code injection/execution.
Published 2022-05-03 21:15:09
Updated 2022-05-13 13:26:45
Source ICS-CERT
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-27435

0.33%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 68 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-27435

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
7.3
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
3.9
3.4
ICS-CERT
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-27435

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This occurs when an integer value is incremented to a value that is too large to store in the associated representation. When this occurs, the value may become a very small or negative number.
    Assigned by: ics-cert@hq.dhs.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-27435

Products affected by CVE-2021-27435

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