Attacker Value
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
Exploitability
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
High
Attack Vector
Local
0

CVE-2020-27825

Disclosure Date: December 11, 2020
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Description

A use-after-free flaw was found in kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c in Linux kernel (before 5.10-rc1). There was a race problem in trace_open and resize of cpu buffer running parallely on different cpus, may cause a denial of service problem (DOS). This flaw could even allow a local attacker with special user privilege to a kernel information leak threat.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
5.7 Medium
Impact Score:
5.2
Exploitability Score:
0.5
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
High
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Products

  • kernel
Technical Analysis