CVE-2020-36312

Published on: 04/06/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 04/13/2021 06:30:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Linux Kernel from Linux contain the following vulnerability:

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.8.10. virt/kvm/kvm_main.c has a kvm_io_bus_unregister_dev memory leak upon a kmalloc failure, aka CID-f65886606c2d.

  • CVE-2020-36312 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
cdn.kernel.org
text/plain
MISC cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.8.10
kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git - Linux kernel source tree git.kernel.org
text/html
URL Logo MISC git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f65886606c2d3b562716de030706dfe1bea4ed5e

Related QID Numbers

  • 174917 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1211-1)
  • 174919 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:1238-1)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

Source Title Posted (UTC)
Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2020-36312 : An issue was discovered in the #Linux #kernel before 5.8.10. virt/kvm/kvm_main.c has a kvm_io_bus_… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-04-07 00:04:54