CVE-2021-38206

medium

Description

The mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 5.12.13, when a device supporting only 5 GHz is used, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference in the radiotap parser) by injecting a frame with 802.11a rates.

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.12.13

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/bddc0c411a45d3718ac535a070f349be8eca8d48

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2021-08-08

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Severity: Low

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Severity: Medium