CVE-2020-27152

medium
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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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
148422CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2021:1093)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
148371Oracle Linux 8 : kernel (ELSA-2021-1093)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
148370RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2021:1093)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
148369RHEL 8 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2021:1081)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
147982Ubuntu 20.04 LTS : Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerabilities (USN-4752-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
143429Ubuntu 20.10 : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4659-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high