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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-10942

In the Linux kernel before 5.5.8, get_raw_socket in drivers/vhost/net.c lacks validation of an sk_family field, which might allow attackers to trigger kernel stack corruption via crafted system calls.
Publish Date : 2020-03-24 Last Update Date : 2021-07-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2020:4060: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204060 unix
RHSA-2020:4062: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204062 unix
RHSA-2020:4431: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204431 unix
RHSA-2020:4609: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20204609 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-10942

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Leap 15.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Leap 1

- References For CVE-2020-10942

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00011.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200609 [SECURITY] [DLA 2241-1] linux security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00013.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200610 [SECURITY] [DLA 2241-2] linux security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00012.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200610 [SECURITY] [DLA 2242-1] linux-4.9 security update
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4342-1/
UBUNTU USN-4342-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4364-1/
UBUNTU USN-4364-1
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4698
DEBIAN DSA-4698
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4345-1/
UBUNTU USN-4345-1
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200403-0003/ CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/04/15/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20200415 CVE-2020-10942 Kernel: vhost-net: stack overflow in get_raw_socket while checking sk_family field
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-04/msg00035.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:0543
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4667
DEBIAN DSA-4667
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4344-1/
UBUNTU USN-4344-1
https://git.kernel.org/linus/42d84c8490f9f0931786f1623191fcab397c3d64
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.5.8
https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/2/15/125

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-10942

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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