CVE-2020-24490

Public on 2020-11-09
Modified on 2020-11-16
Description
A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Bluetooth implementation processed extended advertising report events. This flaw allows a remote attacker in an adjacent range to crash the system, causing a denial of service or to potentially execute arbitrary code on the system by sending a specially crafted Bluetooth packet. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2020-11-09 17:10 ALAS2-2020-1556
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2020-11-14 01:22 ALAS-2020-1446

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 3.3 AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H