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CVE-2020-5254

Published: 10 March 2020

In NetHack before 3.6.6, some out-of-bound values for the hilite_status option can be exploited. NetHack 3.6.6 resolves this issue.

Notes

AuthorNote
debian
Vulnerable code introduced in 3.6.1

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.1

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
nethack
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Needed

groovy Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
noble Not vulnerable
(3.6.6-1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needed

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.1
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity High
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H