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CVE-2024-27459 Stack overflow

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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The interactive service in OpenVPN 2.6.9 and earlier allows an attacker to send data causing a stack overflow which can be used to execute arbitrary code with more privileges.

CWE: CWE-787
CVSS v2-
CVSS v37.8
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/CVE-2024-27459
https://openvpn.net/security-advisory/ovpnx-vulnerability-cve-2024-27903-cve-2024-27459-cve-2024-24974/
https://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg07534.html
Affected Vendors

Openvpn - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Stack overflow

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.5
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS v38.8
AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

Vulnerability weakness type is in the top 25 CWEs according to MITRE. View Mitre Top 25 CWEs

Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.2 - Buffer Overflows

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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