CVE-2016-20009

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Description

** UNSUPPORTED WHEN ASSIGNED ** A DNS client stack-based buffer overflow in ipdnsc_decode_name() affects Wind River VxWorks 6.5 through 7. NOTE: This vulnerability only affects products that are no longer supported by the maintainer.

References

https://blog.exodusintel.com/2016/08/09/vxworks-execute-my-packets/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-03-11

Updated: 2021-08-10

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:windriver:vxworks:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 6.5 to 7.0 (inclusive)