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cve[email protected]CVE-2020-14351
HistoryDec 03, 2020 - 5:15 p.m.

CVE-2020-14351

2020-12-0317:15:12
CWE-416
web.nvd.nist.gov
308
3
cve-2020-14351
linux kernel
perf subsystem
use-after-free
memory flaw
data confidentiality
integrity
system availability
privilege escalation

CVSS2

4.6

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

7.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

39.5%

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A use-after-free memory flaw was found in the perf subsystem allowing a local attacker with permission to monitor perf events to corrupt memory and possibly escalate privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Affected configurations

Vulners
NVD
Node
linuxlinux_kernelRange≀5.8.17
VendorProductVersionCPE
linuxlinux_kernel*cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

CNA Affected

[
  {
    "product": "kernel",
    "vendor": "n/a",
    "versions": [
      {
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "kernel 5.8.17"
      }
    ]
  }
]

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CVSS2

4.6

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

7.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

39.5%