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CVE-2021-43975 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel through 5.15.2, hw_atl_utils_fw_rpc_wait in drivers/net/ethernet/aquantia/atlantic/hw_atl/hw_atl_utils.c allows an attacker (who can introduce a crafted device) to trigger an out-of-bounds write via a crafted length value.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=b922f622592af76b57cbc566eaeccda0b31a3496 Exploit  Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2022/03/msg00012.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/X24M7KDC4OJOZNS3RDSYC7ELNELOLQ2N/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/YODMYMGZYDXQKGJGX7TJG4XV4L5YLLBD/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/163698540868.13805.17800408021782408762.git-patchwork-notify@kernel.org/T/ Exploit  Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20211210-0001/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5096 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-43975
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2021
NVD Last Modified:
04/06/2022
Source:
MITRE