#VU47684 Buffer overflow


Published: 2020-10-12 | Updated: 2020-10-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU47684

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3: 8.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5135

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: SonicOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: SonicWall

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing requests. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send specially crafted request to the system, trigger memory corruption and crash the firewall or execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SonicOS: 6.0, 6.5, 7.0

CPE

External links
https://psirt.global.sonicwall.com/vuln-detail/SNWLID-2020-0010


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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