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HistoryNov 19, 2021 - 4:45 p.m.

CVE-2021-43975

2021-11-1916:45:01
redhat.com
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6.7 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

HIGH

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

4.6 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

32.1%

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s Aquantia AQtion Ethernet card Atlantic driver in the way the ethernet card provides malicious input to the driver. This flaw allows a local user to emulate the networking device and crash the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Mitigation

To mitigate this issue, prevent the module atlantic from being loaded. Please see <https://access.redhat.com/solutions/41278&gt; for information on how to blacklist a kernel module to prevent it from loading automatically.

6.7 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

HIGH

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

4.6 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

32.1%