CVE-2021-38205

low

Description

drivers/net/ethernet/xilinx/xilinx_emaclite.c in the Linux kernel before 5.13.3 makes it easier for attackers to defeat an ASLR protection mechanism because it prints a kernel pointer (i.e., the real IOMEM pointer).

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.13.3

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d0d62baa7f505bd4c59cd169692ff07ec49dde37

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/10/msg00010.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/12/msg00012.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-08-08

Updated: 2022-01-04

Type: CWE-824

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 3.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: LOW