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prionPRIOn knowledge basePRION:CVE-2020-10690
HistoryMay 08, 2020 - 3:15 p.m.

Race condition

2020-05-0815:15:00
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6.4 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

HIGH

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

6.5 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

4.4 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

12.3%

There is a use-after-free in kernel versions before 5.5 due to a race condition between the release of ptp_clock and cdev while resource deallocation. When a (high privileged) process allocates a ptp device file (like /dev/ptpX) and voluntarily goes to sleep. During this time if the underlying device is removed, it can cause an exploitable condition as the process wakes up to terminate and clean all attached files. The system crashes due to the cdev structure being invalid (as already freed) which is pointed to by the inode.

6.4 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

HIGH

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

6.5 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

4.4 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

12.3%