CVE-2020-27152

medium

Description

An issue was discovered in ioapic_lazy_update_eoi in arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c in the Linux kernel before 5.9.2. It has an infinite loop related to improper interaction between a resampler and edge triggering, aka CID-77377064c3a9.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/11/03/1

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=208767

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.9.2

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=77377064c3a94911339f13ce113b3abf265e06da

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-11-06

Updated: 2020-11-16

Type: CWE-835

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM