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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-14390

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in versions before 5.9-rc6. When changing screen size, an out-of-bounds memory write can occur leading to memory corruption or a denial of service. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out.
Publish Date : 2020-09-18 Last Update Date : 2020-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceMemory corruption
CWE ID 787

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-14390

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.9.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.9.0 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.9.0 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.9.0 RC5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.9.0 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 5.9.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 7

- References For CVE-2020-14390
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1586
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:1655
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20201031 [SECURITY] [DLA 2420-2] linux regression update
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20201030 [SECURITY] [DLA 2420-1] linux security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-14390

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