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CVE-2021-45402 Detail

Current Description

The check_alu_op() function in kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel through v5.16-rc5 did not properly update bounds while handling the mov32 instruction, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive address information, aka a "pointer leak."


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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/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=3cf2b61eb06765e27fec6799292d9fb46d0b7e60 Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=b1a7288dedc6caf9023f2676b4f5ed34cf0d4029 Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=e572ff80f05c33cd0cb4860f864f5c9c044280b6 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-45402
NVD Published Date:
02/11/2022
NVD Last Modified:
02/23/2022
Source:
MITRE