CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 2, 2024
Updated: Jul 5, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2024-20901 is a cyber vulnerability that affects various products, including 'libsaped' prior to SMR Jul-2024 Release 1. The vulnerability stems from improper input validation when copying data to buffer cache, allowing local attackers to write out-of-bounds memory. This vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and a base severity of MEDIUM according to the rating provided by [email protected]. The exploitability score is 2.5, and the impact score is 3.4. The potential danger it poses to an organization is relatively low, with a LOW integrity impact and LOW confidentiality impact. The attack vector is LOCAL, and no user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to apply the SMR Jul-2024 Release 1 or any relevant security patches provided by the affected product vendors.

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