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CVE-2024-0217 Detail

Description

A use-after-free flaw was found in PackageKitd. In some conditions, the order of cleanup mechanics for a transaction could be impacted. As a result, some memory access could occur on memory regions that were previously freed. Once freed, a memory region can be reused for other allocations and any previously stored data in this memory region is considered lost.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-0217 Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2256624 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/PackageKit/PackageKit/commit/64278c9127e3333342b56ead99556161f7e86f79 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-0217
NVD Published Date:
01/03/2024
NVD Last Modified:
02/02/2024
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.