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CVE-2020-11937

Published: 11 June 2020

In whoopsie, parse_report() from whoopsie.c allows a local attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted file. The DoS is caused by resource exhaustion due to a memory leak. Fixed in 0.2.52.5ubuntu0.5, 0.2.62ubuntu0.5 and 0.2.69ubuntu0.1.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.2

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
whoopsie
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (0.2.62ubuntu0.5)
eoan Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
focal
Released (0.2.69ubuntu0.1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (0.2.52.5ubuntu0.5)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.2
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H