CVE-2021-28038

medium

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.11.3, as used with Xen PV. A certain part of the netback driver lacks necessary treatment of errors such as failed memory allocations (as a result of changes to the handling of grant mapping errors). A host OS denial of service may occur during misbehavior of a networking frontend driver. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2021-26931.

References

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-367.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/03/05/1

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

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/03/msg00035.html

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20210409-0001/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-03-05

Updated: 2022-05-16

Type: CWE-770

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 2

Severity: MEDIUM