CVE-2020-35457

high

Description

GNOME GLib before 2.65.3 has an integer overflow, that might lead to an out-of-bounds write, in g_option_group_add_entries. NOTE: the vendor's position is "Realistically this is not a security issue. The standard pattern is for callers to provide a static list of option entries in a fixed number of calls to g_option_group_add_entries()." The researcher states that this pattern is undocumented

References

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/releases/2.65.3

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/commit/63c5b62f0a984fac9a9700b12f54fe878e016a5d

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2020-12-14

Updated: 2024-05-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Severity: Medium

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Severity: High