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HistoryFeb 03, 2021 - 1:01 a.m.

linux, linux-hwe vulnerability

2021-02-0301:01:56
Google
osv.dev
10

7.4 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%

Kiyin (尹亮) discovered that the perf subsystem in the Linux kernel did
not properly deallocate memory in some situations. A privileged attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (kernel memory exhaustion).