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CVE-2020-29372 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in do_madvise in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 5.6.8. There is a race condition between coredump operations and the IORING_OP_MADVISE implementation, aka CID-bc0c4d1e176e.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/162117/Kernel-Live-Patch-Security-Notice-LSN-0075-1.html
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=2029 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.6.8 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=bc0c4d1e176eeb614dc8734fc3ace34292771f11 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-29372
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/07/2021
Source:
MITRE