CVE-2020-27815

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Description

A flaw was found in the JFS filesystem code in the Linux Kernel which allows a local attacker with the ability to set extended attributes to panic the system, causing memory corruption or escalating privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

References

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/11/30/5,

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/12/28/1,

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/11/30/5

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c61b3e4839007668360ed8b87d7da96d2e59fc6c

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4843

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1897668,

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/12/28/1

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/02/msg00018.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/03/msg00010.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-05-26

Updated: 2021-07-02

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.1

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

Impact Score: 8.5

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153271EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-2392)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
151767EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-2221)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
151756openSUSE 15 Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:1977-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
151730openSUSE 15 Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:1975-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
151229EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.6.6 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-2040)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
150927SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1975-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
150901SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1977-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
149892openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2021-758)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
149717SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1624-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
149491SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1596-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
149462SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1573-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
149098EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1808)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
148747SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1238-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
148700SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1210-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
148698SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1211-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
148509SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1175-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
148438openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2021-532)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
148009Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4750-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
147983Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4749-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
147982Ubuntu 20.04 LTS : Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerabilities (USN-4752-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
147978Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4751-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
147975Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4748-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
147588EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1386)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
147532Debian DLA-2586-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
147512EulerOS Virtualization 2.9.1 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1604)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
146512Debian DLA-2557-1 : linux-4.19 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
146052Debian DSA-4843-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
145726EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1148)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
145458Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2021-1477)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
145456Amazon Linux 2 : kernel (ALAS-2021-1588)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
144693EulerOS 2.0 SP9 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1028)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
143488Photon OS 2.0: Linux PHSA-2020-2.0-0303NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high