Denial of service in Bitdefender Total Security 2020

Published: 2020-01-31
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-8095
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Bitdefender Total Security
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Bitdefender

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8095

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper handling of junctions before deletion. An authenticated attacker with physical access can trigger a denial of service condition on the affected device.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Bitdefender Total Security: before 24.9

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.