CVE-2021-3659

medium

Description

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s IEEE 802.15.4 wireless networking subsystem in the way the user closes the LR-WPAN connection. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

References

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3659

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1975949

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1165affd484889d4986cf3b724318935a0b120d8

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-08-22

Updated: 2022-08-23

Type: CWE-476