CVE-2020-36310

medium

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.8. arch/x86/kvm/svm/svm.c allows a set_memory_region_test infinite loop for certain nested page faults, aka CID-e72436bc3a52.

References

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e72436bc3a5206f95bb384e741154166ddb3202e

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.8

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5095

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-04-07

Updated: 2022-04-18

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