CVSS 3.1 Score 3.3 of 10 (low)


Published Sep 18, 2023
Updated: Sep 19, 2023


CVE-2020-36766 is a vulnerability in the Linux kernel before version 5.8.6. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including Qtrc2o, Qtrc2i, ohMfk2, and many others. It allows unprivileged users to leak one byte of kernel memory due to a direct assignment in the struct of drivers/media/cec/core/cec-api.c. The risk score is 5 out of 10, indicating a moderate level of danger. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Linux kernel to version 5.8.6 or later. The vulnerability has a low base severity and base score of 3.3 out of 10, with low privileges required and no user interaction needed for exploitation. The attack vector is local, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is none and low respectively.

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