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CVE-2020-10942

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Date: March 24, 2020

In the Linux kernel before 5.5.8, get_raw_socket in drivers/vhost/net.c lacks validation of an sk_family field, which might allow attackers to trigger kernel stack corruption via crafted system calls.

Language: C

Severity Score

Severity Score

Weakness Type (CWE)

Buffer Errors

CWE-119

Out-of-bounds Write

CWE-787

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CVSS v3.1

Base Score:
Attack Vector (AV): LOCAL
Attack Complexity (AC): HIGH
Privileges Required (PR): LOW
User Interaction (UI): NONE
Scope (S): UNCHANGED
Confidentiality (C): NONE
Integrity (I): LOW
Availability (A): HIGH

CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): LOCAL
Access Complexity (AC): MEDIUM
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): NONE
Integrity (I): PARTIAL
Availability (A): COMPLETE
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