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HistoryMar 14, 2023 - 10:43 a.m.

CVE-2023-28327

2023-03-1410:43:29
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cve-2023-28327
unix protocol
net/unix/diag.c
linux kernel
null pointer
local user
denial of service
mitigation

CVSS3

5.5

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

EPSS

0

Percentile

5.1%

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the UNIX protocol in net/unix/diag.c In unix_diag_get_exact in the Linux Kernel. The newly allocated skb does not have sk, leading to a NULL pointer. This flaw allows a local user to crash or potentially cause a denial of service.

Mitigation

Mitigation for this issue is either not available or the currently available options don't meet the Red Hat Product Security criteria comprising ease of use and deployment, applicability to widespread installation base or stability.

CVSS3

5.5

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

EPSS

0

Percentile

5.1%