Vulnerability CVE-2021-42739


Published: 2021-10-20

Description:
The firewire subsystem in the Linux kernel through 5.14.13 has a buffer overflow related to drivers/media/firewire/firedtv-avc.c and drivers/media/firewire/firedtv-ci.c, because avc_ca_pmt mishandles bounds checking.

Type:

CWE-787

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=35d2969ea3c7d32aee78066b1f3cf61a0d935a4e
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/46

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