Vulnerability CVE-2020-29534


Published: 2020-12-03

Description:
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.9.3. io_uring takes a non-refcounted reference to the files_struct of the process that submitted a request, causing execve() to incorrectly optimize unshare_fd(), aka CID-0f2122045b94.

Type:

NVD-CWE-Other

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
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=2089
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.9.3
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0f2122045b946241a9e549c2a76cea54fa58a7ff

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