Vulnerability CVE-2020-27786


Published: 2020-12-11

Description:
A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of MIDI, where an attacker with a local account and the permissions to issue an ioctl commands to midi devices, could trigger a use-after-free. A write to this specific memory while freed and before use could cause the flow of execution to change and possibly allow for memory corruption or privilege escalation.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise mrg 
Redhat -> Openshift container platform 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1900933
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c1f6e3c818dd734c30f6a7eeebf232ba2cf3181d

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