Information Disclosure in Microsoft .NET Framework



Published: 2020-10-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-16937
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft .NET Framework
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU47534

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-16937

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the .NET Framework. A local user can use a specially crafted application to trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft .NET Framework: 2.0 - 4.8


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16937

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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