Vulnerability CVE-2021-43975


Published: 2021-11-17

Description:
In the Linux kernel through 5.15.2, hw_atl_utils_fw_rpc_wait in drivers/net/ethernet/aquantia/atlantic/hw_atl/hw_atl_utils.c allows an attacker (who can introduce a crafted device) to trigger an out-of-bounds write via a crafted length value.

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/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=b922f622592af76b57cbc566eaeccda0b31a3496
https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/163698540868.13805.17800408021782408762.git-patchwork-notify@kernel.org/T/

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