CVE-2020-14304

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Description

A memory disclosure flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ethernet drivers, in the way it read data from the EEPROM of the device. This flaw allows a local user to read uninitialized values from the kernel memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.

References

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=960702

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2020-14304

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-09-15

Updated: 2020-09-24

Type: CWE-755

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
152465Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9410)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
152464Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9407)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
152398OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2021-0025)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
152389Oracle Linux 7 / 8 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9406)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
152382Oracle Linux 7 / 8 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9404)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
152195Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9395)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high