CVE-2021-38160

Published on: 08/06/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/18/2021 12:22:00 PM UTC

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

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

** DISPUTED ** In drivers/char/virtio_console.c in the Linux kernel before 5.13.4, data corruption or loss can be triggered by an untrusted device that supplies a buf->len value exceeding the buffer size. NOTE: the vendor indicates that the cited data corruption is not a vulnerability in any existing use case; the length validation was added solely for robustness in the face of anomalous host OS behavior.

  • CVE-2021-38160 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
August 2021 Linux Kernel 5.13.4 Vulnerabilities in NetApp Products | NetApp Product Security security.netapp.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20210902-0010/
Red Hat Customer Portal - Access to 24x7 support and knowledge access.redhat.com
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URL Logo MISC access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2021-38160
cdn.kernel.org
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URL Logo MISC cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.13.4
[SECURITY] [DLA 2785-1] linux-4.19 security update lists.debian.org
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URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211015 [SECURITY] [DLA 2785-1] linux-4.19 security update
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-4978-1 linux www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-4978
virtio_console: Assure used length from device is limited · torvalds/[email protected] · GitHub github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d00d8da5869a2608e97cfede094dfc5e11462a46

Related QID Numbers

  • 159402 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9458)
  • 159403 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9459)
  • 159404 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9460)
  • 159424 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9485)
  • 159427 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9488)
  • 178809 Debian Security Update for linux (DSA 4978-1)
  • 178844 Debian Security Update for linux-4.19 (DLA 2785-1)
  • 198497 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5073-1)
  • 198506 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (GCP) Vulnerabilities (USN-5073-2)
  • 198507 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi) Vulnerabilities (USN-5073-3)
  • 198514 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5091-1)
  • 198515 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5092-1)
  • 198521 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi) Vulnerabilities (USN-5091-2)
  • 198523 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5092-2)
  • 198524 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (OEM) Vulnerabilities (USN-5096-1)
  • 198533 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (OEM) Vulnerabilities (USN-5106-1)
  • 390248 Oracle Managed Virtualization (VM) Server for x86 Security Update for kernel (OVMSA-2021-0035)
  • 671051 EulerOS Security Update for kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-2663)
  • 751137 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:1271-1)
  • 751155 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:3192-1)
  • 751160 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:3179-1)
  • 751163 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:3206-1)
  • 751170 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:3205-1)
  • 751238 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 40 for SLE 12 SP3) (SUSE-SU-2021:3459-1)
  • 900294 CBL-Mariner Linux Security Update for kernel 5.10.52.1
  • 900304 CBL-Mariner Linux Security Update for kernel 5.10.57.1
  • 900319 CBL-Mariner Linux Security Update for kernel 5.10.60.1

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux10.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
ApplicationNetappElement Software-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappHci Bootstrap Os-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappHci Compute Node-AllAllAll
ApplicationNetappHci Management Node-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappHci Storage Node-AllAllAll
ApplicationNetappSolidfire-AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux8.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:netapp:element_software:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:hci_bootstrap_os:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:hci_compute_node:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:netapp:hci_management_node:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:hci_storage_node:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:netapp:solidfire:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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