CVE-2021-35477 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel through 5.13.7, an unprivileged BPF program can obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a Speculative Store Bypass side-channel attack because a certain preempting store operation does not necessarily occur before a store operation that has an attacker-controlled value.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/patch/?id=2039f26f3aca5b0e419b98f65dd36481337b86ee Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/patch/?id=f5e81d1117501546b7be050c5fbafa6efd2c722c Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/565ZS55ZFEN62WVRRORT7R63RXW5F4T4/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6JKK6XNRZX5BT5QVYOKGVJ2BHFZAP5EX/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/01/3 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-203 Observable Differences in Behavior to Error Inputs cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-35477
NVD Published Date:
08/02/2021
NVD Last Modified:
09/20/2021
Source:
MITRE