CVE-2020-15436

medium

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in fs/block_dev.c in the Linux kernel before 5.8 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service by leveraging improper access to a certain error field.

References

https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/6/7/379

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20201218-0002/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-11-23

Updated: 2022-10-19

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM